Past Prime Ministers

Baldwin Stanley 1923, 19249 and 19357 Conservative
Name: Baldwin Stanley 1923, 19249 and 19357 Conservative

Born: 3 August 1867 in Bewdley, Worcestershire

First entered Parliament: 2 March 1908

Age he became PM: 55 years, 292 days; 57 years, 93 days; 67 years, 308 days

Maiden Speech: 22 June 1908 on the Coal Miners Bill from the viewpoint of the employer and a manufacturer

Total time as PM: Seven years, 82 days

Died: 14 December 1947 at Astley Hall, near Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire

Education: Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge

Family: Baldwin was an only child. He was married to Lucy Ridsdale and had four daughters and three sons (the first stillborn)

Interests: Literature, classical music and a prodigious walker in the countryside and hills

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