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Sir Samuel Roberts, 2nd Baronet

Sir Samuel Roberts, 2nd Baronet JP (2 September 1882 – 13 December 1955) was a British politician.

Samuel Roberts

Member of Parliament
for Sheffield Ecclesall
In office
1929–1935
Preceded byCharles Pulley
Succeeded byFrank Owen
Member of Parliament
for Hereford
In office
1921–1929
Preceded byAlbert Harland
Succeeded byGeoffrey Ellis
Personal details
Born
Samuel Roberts
Alma materHarrow School
Trinity College

Son of the Sheffield Ecclesall MP Samuel Roberts, Roberts grew up at Queen's Tower in Norfolk Park, Sheffield. He attended Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge before becoming a solicitor.[1]

In 1913, Roberts became a Justice of the Peace, and in 1919, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield. In 1921, he was elected as the Conservative Party MP for Hereford, and at the 1929 general election he switched to represent his father's former constituency of Sheffield Ecclesall. He stood down at the 1935 general election, serving that year as the Master Cutler.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Roberts, Samuel (RBRS900S)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  • Michael Stenton and Stephen Lees, Who's Who of British MPs: Volume III, 1919-1945

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