Sir William Dunn, 1st Baronet, of Clitheroe
Sir William Henry Dunn, 1st Baronet (8 October 1856 – 12 June 1926) was a British Conservative Party politician.
By profession he was an auctioneer and surveyor, a Fellow of the Surveyors' Institution. He was a well-known figure in the business and civic life of the City of London. He was an Alderman of the City of London and Sheriff in 1906-1907. He was Lord Mayor of London in 1916-1917. He was also a Liveryman of several of the City Guilds and an officer in the Territorial Force.
He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Southwark West in the general election of January 1910, taking the seat from the sitting Liberal MP Richard Causton. However he lost the seat back to the Liberals in December 1910, losing to Edward Anthony Strauss.
- Who was Who, OUP 2007
- The Times, House of Commons 1910; Politico's Publishing 2004 p28
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage page: http://www.leighrayment.com/commons/Scommons4.htm
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Sir William Dunn
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January 1910 – December 1910
Edward Anthony Strauss
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