Edward Wood, 1st Yerl o Halifax

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The Richt Honourable
The Yerl o Halifax
KG OM GCSI GCMG GCIE TD PC
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
Monarch George V
Prime Meenister
Precedit bi The Yerl o Reading
Succeedit bi The Yerl o Willingdon
Secretar o State for War
In office
7 Juin 1935 – 22 November 1935
Monarch George V
Prime Meenister Stanley Baldwin
Precedit bi The Viscoont Hailsham
Succeedit bi Duff Cooper
Secretar o State for Furrin Affairs
In office
21 Februar 1938 – 22 December 1940
Prime Meenister
Precedit bi Anthony Eden
Succeedit bi Anthony Eden
Breetish Ambassador tae the Unitit States
In office
1940–1946
Monarch George VI
Preses
Prime Meenister
Precedit bi The Marquess o Lowden
Succeedit bi The Laird Inverchapel
Leader o the Hoose o Lairds
In office
22 November 1935 – 21 Februar 1938
Monarch
Prime Meenister
  • Stanley Baldwin
  • Neville Chamberlain
Precedit bi The Marquess o Lunnonderry
Succeedit bi The Yerl Stanhope
In office
3 October 1940 – 22 December 1940
Monarch George VI
Prime Meenister Winston Churchill
Precedit bi The Viscoont Caldecote
Succeedit bi The Laird Lloyd
Laird Preses o the Cooncil
In office
28 Mey 1937 – 9 Mairch 1938
Prime Meenister Neville Chamberlain
Precedit bi Ramsay MacDonald
Succeedit bi The Viscoont Hailsham
Laird Privy Seal
In office
1935–1937
Prime Meenister Stanley Baldwin
Precedit bi The Marquess o Londonderry
Succeedit bi The Yerl De La Warr
Chancellor o the Varsity o Oxford
In office
1933–1959
Precedit bi The Viscoont Grey o Fallodon
Succeedit bi Harold Macmillan
Personal details
Born Edward Frederick Lindley Wood
16 Apryle 1881(1881-04-16)
Powderham Castle, Devon, Ingland
Dee'd 23 December 1959(1959-12-23) (aged 78)
Garrowby Hall, Yorkshire, Ingland
Naitionality Breetish
Spoose(s) Leddy Dorothy Onslow (m. 1909)
Bairns
Parents
Alma mater Christ 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.