Sir William Boulton, 1st Baronet
Boulton served as lieutenant in the Royal Horse Guards and became a major in the 7th Volunteer Battalion, Essex Regiment. He entered the House of Commons in 1931, sitting as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Sheffield Central until 1945. Boulton was appointed a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury in 1940, a post he held for two years. He subsequently was a Government Whip as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household until 1944. On 30 June, he was created a baronet, of Braxted Park in the County of Essex. Boulton represented Essex as a Deputy Lieutenant.
On 23 April 1903, he married Rosalind Mary Milburn, daughter of Sir John Milburn, 1st Baronet. They had four sons. Boulton died in 1949, aged 75, and was succeeded in the baronetcy successively by his eldest son Edward and then by his third son William.
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- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Whytehead Boulton
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| Member of Parliament for Sheffield Central
1931 – 1945
| Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
1942 – 1944
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|New creation|| Baronet
(of Braxted Park)
1944 – 1949
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