Edward Wood, 1st Yerl o Halifax

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The Yerl o Halifax

1st Earl of Halifax 1947.jpg
The Yerl o Halifax in 1947
20th Viceroy an Govrenor-General o Indie
In office
3 Apryle 1926 – 18 Apryle 1931
MonarchGeorge V
Prime Meenister
Precedit biThe Yerl o Reading
Succeedit biThe Yerl o Willingdon
Secretar o State for War
In office
7 Juin 1935 – 22 November 1935
MonarchGeorge V
Prime MeenisterStanley Baldwin
Precedit biThe Viscoont Hailsham
Succeedit biDuff Cooper
Secretar o State for Furrin Affairs
In office
21 Februar 1938 – 22 December 1940
Prime Meenister
Precedit biAnthony Eden
Succeedit biAnthony Eden
Breetish Ambassador tae the Unitit States
In office
MonarchGeorge VI
Prime Meenister
Precedit biThe Marquess o Lowden
Succeedit biThe Laird Inverchapel
Leader o the Hoose o Lairds
In office
22 November 1935 – 21 Februar 1938
Prime Meenister
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Neville Chamberlain
Precedit biThe Marquess o Lunnonderry
Succeedit biThe Yerl Stanhope
In office
3 October 1940 – 22 December 1940
MonarchGeorge VI
Prime MeenisterWinston Churchill
Precedit biThe Viscoont Caldecote
Succeedit biThe Laird Lloyd
Laird Preses o the Cooncil
In office
28 Mey 1937 – 9 Mairch 1938
Prime MeenisterNeville Chamberlain
Precedit biRamsay MacDonald
Succeedit biThe Viscoont Hailsham
Laird Privy Seal
In office
Prime MeenisterStanley Baldwin
Precedit biThe Marquess o Londonderry
Succeedit biThe Yerl De La Warr
Chancellor o the Varsity o Oxford
In office
Precedit biThe Viscoont Grey o Fallodon
Succeedit biHarold Macmillan
Personal details
BornEdward Frederick Lindley Wood
16 Apryle 1881(1881-04-16)
Powderham Castle, Devon, Ingland
Dee'd23 December 1959(1959-12-23) (aged 78)
Garrowby Hall, Yorkshire, Ingland
Spoose(s)Leddy Dorothy Onslow (m. 1909)
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford

Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Yerl o Halifax, KG, OM, GCSI, GCMG, GCIE, TD, PC (16 Apryle 1881 – 23 December 1959), styled Laird Irwin frae 1925 till 1934 an Viscoont Halifax frae 1934 till 1944, wis ane o the maist senior Breetish Conservative politeecians o the 1930s.