1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Parkin, Sir George Robert

PARKIN, SIR GEORGE ROBERT (1846–), British educationalist (see 20.831), published in 1912 The Rhodes Scholarships, an account of his work as organizing representative of the Rhodes Trust (see 23.257). He was knighted in 1920. He retired from the secretaryship of the Rhodes Trust in 1921, being succeeded first by Sir Edward Grigg, and then, on the appointment of the latter to be private secretary to Mr. Lloyd George, by Mr. Geoffrey Dawson, formerly (1912–9) editor of The Times.