Lawrence Dundas, 2nd Marquess of Zetland

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The Marquess of Zetland
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Secretary of State for India and Burma
In office
28 May 1937 13 May 1940
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Member of Parliament for Hornsey
1907–1916
Succeeded by
Political offices
Preceded by
Governor of Fort William
1917–1922
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Secretary of State for India
1935–1937
Succeeded by
Secretary of State for India and Burma
Preceded by
New office
Secretary of State for India and Burma
1937–1940
Succeeded by
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Lord Lieutenant of the North Riding of Yorkshire
1945–1951
Succeeded by
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Marquess of Zetland
1929–1961
Succeeded by