Oscar Emanuel Warburg (6 February 1876 - 1 July 1937) was a local politician.[1][2] The son of Frederic Warburg of London, he was educated at Trinity College Cambridge, graduating in 1898.[1]

In 1909 he became a member of Paddington Borough Council,[3] In 1910 he was elected to the London County Council as a Municipal Reform Party councillor representing North Hackney. He remained a member of the council until a few months before his death, becoming an alderman in 1931.[1] He served as Chairman of the London County Council in 1925 - 1926, during which term he was knighted "for political and public services".[3]

During the First World War he served in the Royal Garrison Artillery, reaching the rank of captain.[1]

Warburg was also a member of the Court of London University and an honorary freeman of the Metropolitan Borough of Hackney.[1]

The Wikipedia page on his son E F Warburg is here [1].


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