William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley (1867 - 1932) MP

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Birthplace: Dudley House, Park Lane, London, Middlesex, England
Death: Died in London, England
Managed by: Charles Lewis, II
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About William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley

William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley, KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, KStJ, PC, TD, DL (25 May 1867 – 29 June 1932), styled Viscount Ednam before 1885, was a British Conservative politician. He was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland between 1902 and 1905 and the fourth Governor-General of Australia between 1908 and 1911.

Dudley was born in London, the son of William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley, and Georgina, daughter of Sir Thomas Moncreiff, 7th Baronet. He was educated at Eton. His father died in 1885 and he inherited nearly 30,000 acres (120 km2) of mineral deposits in Staffordshire and Worcestershire, two hundred coal and iron mines, several iron works (including the Round Oak Steelworks) and a substantial fortune, as well as the Earldom. He visited Australia in 1886–87 as part of a yachting cruise. Dudley became part of the social circle of the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), who attended his wedding to Rachel Gurney in 1891. From 1895 to 1896 he was Mayor of Dudley.

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William Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley's Timeline

1867
May 25, 1867
Dudley House, Park Lane, London, Middlesex, England
1891
September 14, 1891
Age 24
1892
1892
Age 24
Westminster, London, England
1894
January 30, 1894
Age 26
Westminster, London, England
1897
1897
Age 29
Westminster, London, England
1902
April 13, 1902
Age 34
1904
August 24, 1904
Age 37
1907
November 20, 1907
Age 40
Westminster, London, England
November 20, 1907
Age 40
Westminster, London, England
1924
April 30, 1924
Age 56