The Lord Bayford
|Treasurer of the Household|
|Prime Minister||David Lloyd George|
|Preceded by||James Craig|
|Succeeded by||Bolton Eyres-Monsell|
|Born||20 June 1867|
|Died||24 February 1940|
|Spouse(s)||Lucy Halliday (m. 1893-1940)|
|Alma mater||Balliol College, Oxford|
Robert Arthur Sanders, 1st Baron Bayford, PC, JP (20 June 1867 – 24 February 1940) was an English politician.
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The son of Arthur Sanders, of Fernhill, Isle of Wight, Sanders was born in Paddington, London, and educated at Harrow and Balliol College, Oxford where he graduated with 1st class honours in Law. He became a barrister at the Inner Temple in 1891.
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Sanders was Conservative Member of Parliament for Bridgwater, Somerset from 1910 until 1923. During this time he also served from 1911 to 1917 as a Lieutenant-Colonel with the Royal North Devon Yeomanry, serving at Gallipoli, and in Egypt and Palestine. He was appointed a deputy lieutenant of Somerset in 1912.
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Sanders married Lucy Sophia, daughter of William Halliday, in 1893. They had one son and two daughters. As his only son committed suicide in 1920, the title became extinct on Bayford's death in February 1940, aged 72. Lady Bayford died in September 1957.
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|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for Bridgwater |
| Member of Parliament for Wells |
Title last held byJames Craig
| Treasurer of the Household |
The Viscount Peel
| Under-Secretary of State for War |
| Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries |