The Earl of Harrowby
|President of the Board of Trade|
4 April 1878 –21 April 1880
|Prime Minister||The Earl of Beaconsfield|
|Preceded by||Sir Charles Adderley|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Chamberlain|
|Born||16 January 1831|
|Died||26 March 1900 69) (aged|
Sandon Hall, Staffordshire, England
Lady Mary Cecil(m. 1861)
|Alma mater||Christ Church, Oxford|
Dudley Francis Stuart Ryder, 3rd Earl of Harrowby, PC , JP , DL (16 January 1831 –26 March 1900), known as Viscount Sandon from 1847 to 1882, was a British peer and politician.
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He was the second son and eventual heir of Dudley Ryder, 2nd Earl of Harrowby, and Lady Frances Stuart, fourth daughter of John Stuart, 1st Marquess of Bute. He was born at Brighton on 16 January 1831. He was educated at Harrow and the university of Oxford, where he matriculated from Christ Church on 31 May 1849, graduated B.A. in 1853, and proceeded M.A. in 1878.
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Harrowby was Member of Parliament (MP) for Lichfield from 1856 to 1859 and for Liverpool from 1868 until he succeeded to the peerage in 1882. He gained experience of affairs as private secretary to Henry Labouchere at the colonial office.
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Apart from his career in national politics he was also Chairman of the Staffordshire county council and a Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace for that county.
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He died at Sandon Hall, Staffordshire, on 26 March 1900.
Lord Harrowby married Lady Mary Cecil, daughter of Brownlow Cecil, 2nd Marquess of Exeter, in 1861. The marriage was childless. Harrowby died in March 1900, aged 69, and was succeeded by his younger brother, Henry. Lady Harrowby died in July 1917.
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Harrowby may refer to:
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
The Lord Waterpark
Lord Alfred Paget
| Member of Parliament for Lichfield |
With: Lord Alfred Paget
Lord Alfred Paget
Hon. Augustus Anson
Thomas Berry Horsfall
Samuel Robert Graves
| Member of Parliament for Liverpool |
With: Samuel Robert Graves 1868–1873
William Rathbone 1868–1880
John Torr 1873–1880
John Ramsay 1880
Lord Claud Hamilton 1880
Lord Claud Hamilton
William Edward Forster
| Vice-President of the Committee on Education |
Lord George Hamilton
Sir Charles Adderley
| President of the Board of Trade |
The Earl of Rosebery
| Lord Privy Seal |
William Ewart Gladstone
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
| Earl of Harrowby |