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LEVY, JOSEPH HIAM:

English economist; born 1838; educated at the City of London School and City of London College. He entered the British Civil Service, was assigned to the Board of Education in 1862, and rose to the position of examiner of school accounts. He was one of the most important members of the National Liberal Club; he founded its Economic Circle, became its chairman, and edited its "Transactions." Levy was lecturer and examiner in economics at the Birkbeck Institute and City of London College. He was editor of "The Individualist" and of "Personal Rights," the organ of the Personal Rights Association, and has written much on economic and social topics. He retired from the Board of Education in 1902.

Bibliography:
  • Jew. Chron. Nov. 1, 1901;
  • American Jewish Year Book, 1904.
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