Francis John Childs Ganzoni, 1st Baron Ganzoni was born on 19 January 1882 at London, England.1 He married Gwendolen Gertrude Turner, daughter of Arthur Turner and Gertrude Ridley, on 31 May 1930 at Ipswich, Suffolk, England. He died on 15 August 1958 at age 76.2
He was the son of Julius Charles Ganzoni and Mary Frances Childs.1 He was educated at Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, Kent, England.1 He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1906 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).1 He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1906 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law.1 He fought in the First World War in 1914.1 He gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 4th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Unionist) for Ipswich between 1914 and 1923.1 He was invested as a Knight on 25 June 1921.1 He held the office of Chairman of the Private Bills Commitee between 1923 and 1938.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Private Secretary between 1924 and 1929, to the Postmaster-General.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Unionist) for Ipswich between 1924 and 1938.1 He was created 1st Baronet Ganzoni, of Ipswich, co. Suffolk [U.K.] on 22 March 1929.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Suffolk.3 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (F.R.G.S.).3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Suffolk.3 He was created 1st Baron Belstead, of Ipswich, co. Suffolk [U.K.] on 27 January 1938.1
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