Horace Curzon Plunkett

Horace Curzon Plunkett (Sir)
Birth and death
1854 - 1932
Profession details
Agricultural reformer, Irish politician
Related place
Alistair Grant

Sir Horace Curzon Plunkett (1854-1932), agricultural reformer, and Irish politician. His work and ideas on agricultural co-operation greatly influenced the development of the co-operative movement throughout the world, and the Plunkett Foundation for Co-operative Studies, which he endowed, are his greatest legacy. He became a respected advisor of agricultural leaders and successive governments of the United States, and was a close friend and adviser of President Theodore Roosevelt. He died at his home, the Crest House, St George's Hill, Weybridge, and was buried in St Mary's, Byfleet.

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