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|Bridgeman, William Clive.|
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, May 23, 1884.
S. and h. of The Hon. John Robert Orlando (1849), R. of Weston-under-Lizard, Staffs.
B. Dec. 31, 1864, in London.
Matric. Michs. 1884; Scholar, 1887; B.A. 1887; M.A. 1892; Hon. LL.D. 1930.
Cricket 'blue,' 1884.
Assistant Master at Eton.
Private Secretary to Lord Knutsford, Secretary for the Colonies, 1889-92; to Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1895-1902.
Served on the London School Board, 1897-1904; afterwards on the London County Council.
M.P. for Oswestry, 1906-29.
A Lord of the Treasury and Assistant Director of the War Trade Department, 1915-16.
Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Labour, 1916-18; to the Board of Trade, 1919-20.
First Secretary of Mines, 1920-2. P.C., 1920.
Home Secretary, 1922-4. First Lord of the Admiralty, 1924-9. Leader of the British Delegation at the Conference on Armaments at Geneva, 1927.
Created Viscount Bridgeman of Leigh, Co. Salop, June 18, 1929.
J.P., D.L. Fellow of Eton College, 1929.
Chairman of a Committee of Inquiry into the working of the Post Office, 1932; of the B.B.C. An Elder Brother of Trinity House.
President of the M.C.C., 1931.
Married and had issue.
Died Aug. 14, 1935, at Leigh. (Burke, P. and B.; The Times, Aug. 15, 1935.)
|William Clive BRIDGEMAN |
Approx. lifespan: 18641935
Adm pens. Trinity College 1884:05:23
s. and h. of Hon. John Robert Orlando BRIDGEMAN (1849) R.: Weston-under-Lizard, Staffordshire ,
b. London , 1864:12:31
Cricket blue 1884
Assistant Master at: : Eton, [Buckinghamshire],
Private Secretary to: : Lord Knutsford, Secretary for: : Colonies 1889-92
to Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, Chancellor of: : Exchequer 1895-1902
Served on the Sch: London School Board 1897-1904
London County Council
M.P. for: : Oswestry, [Shropshire], 1906-29
Lord of the Treasury and
Assistant Director of: : War Trade Department 1915-16
Parliamentary Secretary to: : Ministry of Labour 1916-18
Board of Trade 1919-20
First Secretary of: : Mines 1920-22
Home Secretary: 1922-24
First Lord of Admiralty 1924-29
Leader of the British Delegation at the Conference on Armaments at Geneva, [Switzerland], 1927
Created Viscount BRIDGEMAN of Leigh, Shropshire , 1929:06:18
Fellow of Sch: Eton College 1929
Chairman of: : Committee of Inquiry into the working of Post Office 1932
of the BBChir
an elder brother of Trinity House BRIDGEMAN
President of: : M.C.C. 1931
m. and had issue.
d. Leigh, [Shropshire], 1935:08:14
(Burke, P. and B.; The Times 1935:08:15)