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Published by [House of Lords Record Office] in [London] .
Written in English

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  • Samuel, Herbert Louis Samuel, -- Viscount, -- 1870-1963.

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Statementcompiled by H.S. Cobb.
SeriesHouse of Lords Record Office memorandum -- no.41
ContributionsGreat Britain. Parliament. House of Lords. Record Office.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 15 p. ;
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18482454M

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Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, (born Nov. 6, , Liverpool—died Feb. 5, , London), British statesman and philosopher, one of the first Jewish members of the British cabinet (as chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster, –10). He was perhaps most important as first British high commissioner for Palestine (–25), carrying out that delicate assignment with varying but .   Herbert Samuel was a leading figure in the Liberal Party for over fifty years, from its zenith before the First World War to the nadir of its fortunes in the mids. With Sinclair, he was the last independent Liberal to serve in the Cabinet. A respected statesman, formidable mediator and administrator, and notable political [ ]. he was created Viscount Samuel of Mount Carmel and of Toxteth in the City of Liverpool. He died on 5 February In the second Viscount Samuel, on behalf of his father’s executors, deposited in the Par-liamentary Archives the papers which now form series SAM/A– F. The Samuel papers cover his life and career from his childhood. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 87,) Full steam ahead: a clear call to the Liberal Party: a speech delivered in London to the Eighty club on February 28th, / by the Right Hon. Sir Herbert Samuel .. Samuel, Herbert Louis Samuel Viscount,

Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, GCB, OM, GBE, PC (6 November – 5 February ) was a British Liberal politician who was the party leader from to He was the first nominally-practising Jew to serve as a Cabinet minister and to become the leader of a major British political party. Samuel was the last member of the Liberal Party to hold one of the four Great Offices. Philip Ellis Herbert Samuel (c) was the second son of Herbert Louis Samuel, first Viscount Samuel, and his wife Beatrice, daughter of Ellis in. He was educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge. Papers of John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn (), statesman and man of letters. Biographical / Historical John Morley was born at Blackburn on 24 December, the second child of Jonathan Morley, surgeon, and Priscillia Mary Donkin. Extract. Samuel, Herbert Louis, first Viscount Samuel (–), politician, was born on 6 November at Claremont, Belvedere Road, Sefton Park, Liverpool, the youngest of five children of Edwin Louis Samuel (–), a banker, and his wife, Clara, née Yates (–). His ancestors, of German-Jewish origin, had settled in.

His son Edwin Herbert Samuel, 2nd Viscount Samuel served in the Jewish Legion. Literary career In his later years, he remained concerned over the future of humanity and of science, writing three books: "Essays in Physics" (), "In Search of Reality" (), and a collaborative work, "A Threefold Cord: Philosophy, Science, Religion" (). Herbert Samuel (Viscount Samuel) (). Herbert Louis Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel (), Home Secretary, 1st High Commissioner of Palestine and leader of the Liberal Party. Sitter in 45 portraits Entered Parliament as a Liberal MP in When the Liberals formed a government in , he became Under-Secretary at the Home Office. Herbert Louis Samuel was a British Liberal politician who was the party leader from to He was the first nominally-practising Jew, although a personal atheist, to serve as a Cabinet minister and to become the leader of a major British political party. Samuel was the last member of the Liberal Party to hold one of the four Great Offices of State. He also served as a diplomat.