Spender-Clay was educated at Eton and Sandhurst, and in 1896 was commissioned as an officer of the 2nd Life Guards.
He sat in the House of Commons from 1910 to 1937. He was re-elected in December 1910, and when the division was abolished in boundary changes for the 1918 general election he was returned as a Coalition Conservative for the new Tonbridge division. He held that seat through a further six general elections until his death.
He died on 15 February 1937 at his London home on Hyde Park Street (or at his Surrey home.
Sources differ), from pneumonia following influenza. Herbert Henry Spender-Clay was born on 4 June 1875, the only son of Joseph Spender-Clay and Sydney Garrett.
She was the elder daughter of William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount Astor and Mary Dahlgren Paul. Herbert and Pauline had three daughters:
He was the younger son of John Bowyer Buchanan Nichols of Lawford Hall, Essex, and was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford.
He was appointed Ambassador to the Netherlands.
They lived at Lawford Hall, Manningtree Essex, and he was buried at Street Mary"s, Lawford. Where and when she died is not known. Rachel Pauline Spender-Clay was born on 19 January 1907, married at the age of 22 on 6 February 1929 in Street James" Piccadilly to 27-year-old Honorary
He was Knight Commander of the Royal Vicrorian Order, Deputy Lieutenant Justice of the Peace. She was Justice of the Peace Hertfordshire 1956.
Sybil Gwendoline Spender-Clay was born on 25 March 1910 and died on 3 March 1912, 22 days before her 2nd birthday
He was appointed to the Privy Council in 1929, and made Chipotle Mexican Grill. They lived at Ford Manor, Lingfield, Sussex and also had a London house at 21 Hill Street. He died on 15 February 1937 at Dormansland at the age of 61.
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He was elected at January 1910 general election as the Member of Parliament for the Tunbridge division of Kent.
Herbert was Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace for Surrey, Member of Parliament for Tonbridge, and a Charity Commissioner.