Edward Frederick Lindley Wood

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Person.png Edward Frederick Lindley Wood  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(politician)
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In 1947
BornEdward Frederick Lindley Wood
1881-04-16
Powderham Castle, Devon, England
Died1959-12-23 (Age 78)
Garrowby Hall, Yorkshire, England
NationalityBritish
ReligionAnglo-Catholic
SpouseLady Dorothy Evelyn Augusta Onslow
Member ofMilner Group, Milner Group/Outer Circle
Senior conservative politician and President of the Pilgrims Society

Employment.png Viceroy and Governor-General of India

In office
3 April 1926 - 18 April 1931
Preceded byRufus Isaacs

Employment.png Secretary of State for War Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
7 June 1935 - 22 November 1935

Employment.png Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
21 February 1938 - 22 December 1940

Employment.png Leader of the House of Lords Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
22 November 1935 - 21 February 1938

Employment.png Leader of the House of Lords Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
3 October 1940 - 22 December 1940

Employment.png Lord President of the Council

In office
28 May 1937 - 9 March 1938
Preceded byRamsay MacDonald

Employment.png Lord Privy Seal Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1935 - 1937

Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax, KG OM GCSI GCMG GCIE TD PC, known as Lord Irwin from 1925 until 1934 and as Viscount Halifax from 1934 until 1944, was one of the most senior British Conservative politicians of the 1930s. He was a President of the Pilgrims Society.

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