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The Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

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Stanley Baldwin in 1920
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
In office
7 June 1935 – 28 May 1937
Monarch
Preceded by Ramsay MacDonald
Succeeded by Neville Chamberlain
In office
4 November 1924 – 4 June 1929
Monarch George V
Preceded by Ramsay MacDonald
Succeeded by Ramsay MacDonald
In office
22 May 1923 – 22 January 1924
Monarch George V
Preceded by Bonar Law
Succeeded by Ramsay MacDonald
Lord President of the Council
In office
24 August 1931 – 7 June 1935
Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald
Preceded by The Lord Parmoor
Succeeded by Ramsay MacDonald
Leader of the Opposition
In office
5 June 1929 – 24 August 1931
Monarch George V
Preceded by Ramsay MacDonald
Succeeded by Arthur Henderson
In office
22 January 1924 – 4 November 1924
Monarch George V
Preceded by Ramsay MacDonald
Succeeded by Ramsay MacDonald
Leader of the Conservative Party
In office
22 May 1923 – 28 May 1937
Preceded by Bonar Law
Succeeded by Neville Chamberlain
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office
27 October 1922 – 27 August 1923
Prime Minister Bonar Law
Himself
Preceded by Sir Robert Horne
Succeeded by Neville Chamberlain
President of the Board of Trade
In office
1 April 1921 – 19 October 1922
Prime Minister David Lloyd George
Preceded by Sir Robert Horne
Succeeded by Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame
Financial Secretary to the Treasury
In office
18 June 1917 – 1 April 1921
Serving with Sir Hardman Lever (1917–1919)
Prime Minister David Lloyd George
Preceded by Sir Hardman Lever
Succeeded by Edward Hilton Young
Member of Parliament
for Bewdley
In office
29 February 1908 – 30 June 1937
Preceded by Alfred Baldwin
Succeeded by Roger Conant
Personal details
Born (1867-08-03)3 August 1867
Bewdley, Worcestershire, England
Died 14 December 1947(1947-12-14) (aged 80)
Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire, England
Resting place Worcester Cathedral
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s)
Lucy Ridsdale
(m. 1892; died 1945)
Children 7, including Oliver and Arthur
Parents Alfred Baldwin (father)
Education
Occupation Industrialist
Signature Cursive signature in ink

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, KG, PC, PCc, JP, FRS (3 August 1867 – 14 December 1947) was a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom three times. He presided over the economic crisis of the 1930s and abdication of King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom.

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