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Lowther, James William, first Viscount Ullswater (1855-1949), speaker of the House of Commons

Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34615

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Lowther, James William, first Viscount Ullswater (1855-1949), speaker of the House of Commons, was born at 56 Park Street, Oxford Street, London, on 1 April 1855, the son of William Lowther (1821-1912), a diplomatist and MP, and his wife, Charlotte Alice (d. 1908), daughter of Sir James Parke (later Lord ...

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