Earl Of Halifax Edit Profile
Student Eton College, Master of Arts, Christ Church, University of Oxford. Fellow All Souls College, University of Oxford, 1903. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Leeds, 1923, Cambridge.
St. Andrews, Sheffield, 1931. Toronto, 1932, Dublin, Liverpool, London, 1934. Honorary Doctor of Civil Law, Oxford, 1931, U. South.
Sewanee. Tennessee, 1942, Durham, 1935. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Columbia, Yale, Harvard. 1941. Nashotah House, Syracuse, Princeton, 1942, Laval.
State College of Idaho, College of Puget Sound, 1943. Honorary Doctor Canon Law, Divinity School, Philadelphia, 1942. Honorary Doctor Humanities, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1942.
Assistant secretary Ministry of National Service, 1917-1919. British delegate League of Nations Assembly, 1923. Under secretary of state for colonies, 1921.
President Board Education, 1922-1924. Minister of agriculture, 1924-1925. Viceroy and governor general of India, 1926-1931.
President Board of Education, 1932-1935. Secretary of state for war. 1935; Lord Privy Seal, 1935-1937.
Leader of House of Lords, 1935-1938. Lord President of Council, 1937-1938. Secretary of state for foreign affairs, 1938-1940.
Ambassador to the United States, 1940-1946.
Served as lieutenant colonel Yorkshire Dragoons, 1915-1917. Member Church of England (Episcopalian).
Married Lady Dorothy Onslow, 1909. Children: Charles Ingram Courtenay, Francis Hugh Peter Courtenay (killed in action, 1942), Richard Frederick, Anne Dorothy (Countess of Feversham).
- Charles Lindley (2d Viscount) Halifax
- Lady Agnes Elizabeth (Courtenay) Halifax
- Lady Dorothy Onslow
- Anne Dorothy Halifax (Countess of Feversham)
- Francis Hugh Peter Courtenay (killed in action Halifax
- Charles Ingram Courtenay Halifax
- 1942) Halifax
- Richard Frederick Halifax