Samuel, Herbert Louis Samuel, Viscount, 1870-1963

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Herbert Louis Samuel was a British statesman, who held many posts and became the Liberal leader in the House of Lords. Born in Liverpool to a successful German-Jewish banker, he graduated from Balliol College, Oxford, with a first in history. During this time he developed the radical Liberal stance that guided his political life; during his career, he served in the House of Commons, the cabinet, and as home secretary during World War I, and was involved in many key decisions. He served with distinction as head of the civil government in Palestine, and continued to hold political office upon his return to England, becoming the leader of the Liberal Party.

From the description of Herbert Louis Samuel carbon copy of letter to Douglas Shepherd and Shepherd's reply, 1955. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 144875222

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referencedIn Henry Arthur Jones Collection, ca.1840s-1931 V & A Department of Theatre and Performance
creatorOf Samuel, Herbert Louis Samuel, Viscount, 1870-1963. Herbert Louis Samuel carbon copy of letter to Douglas Shepherd and Shepherd's reply, 1955. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Countries collection: Palestine files, [ca. 1914]-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Franklin, Arthur Ellis, b. 1857. Lewin-Franklin correspondence. Yeshiva University
creatorOf Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943. TLS, 1941 July 24, Liphook, Hants. [Eng.] to Lord Samuel / Beatrice Webb. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Papers of the Hon. P.E.H. Samuel, [c.1909]-1992 University of Southampton Libaries Special Collections
referencedIn Cleverdon mss. II, 1926-1988 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Papers, 1912-1970 (inclusive), 1912-1954 (bulk). Harvard Theater Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Trevelyan Family Papers, 1758-1962 Newcastle University
referencedIn Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937. Papers, 1895-1937. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
creatorOf Samuel, Herbert Louis Samuel, Viscount, 1870-1963. Papers, 1879-1963. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn H. V. (Harold Vincent Marrot) correspondence concerning, The life and letters of John Galsworthy, 1933-1936. Houghton Library
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associatedWith American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Andrade, E. N. da C. (Edward Neville da Costa), 1887-1971, 1887-1971. person
associatedWith Cleverdon, Douglas. person
associatedWith Dingle, Herbert, 1890-1978. person
associatedWith Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944. person
associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. person
associatedWith Franklin, Arthur Ellis, b. 1857. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords corporateBody
associatedWith Henry Arthur Jones person
correspondedWith Komisarjevsky, Theodore, 1882-1954 person
correspondedWith Marrot, H. V. (Harold Vincent). person
associatedWith Philip Ellis Herbert Samuel person
associatedWith Shepherd, Douglas. person
correspondedWith Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943. person
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Birth 1870-11-06

Death 1963-02-05

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