Frederick Kellaway

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The Right Honourable
Frederick Kellaway
Frederick Kellaway.jpg
Secretary for Overseas Trade
In office
1920–1921
Monarch George V
Prime Minister David Lloyd George
Preceded by Sir Hamar Greenwood
Succeeded by Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame


Frederick George Kellaway PC (3 December 1870 – 13 April 1933), often called F. G. Kellaway, was a Liberal Party politician in the United Kingdom, and Member of Parliament for Bedford from December 1910 to 1922.

Kellaway's father, William Hamley Kellaway, had a joinery and picture frame business in Bristol, where Frederick was born. He became a journalist and then edited a number of local newspapers in Lewisham, before being elected to Parliament in 1910.

Kellaway served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Munitions 1916-1920; Secretary for Overseas Trade 1920-1921; and Postmaster General 1921-1922 in the Coalition Government 1916-1922. He was appointed to the Privy Council in the 1920 Birthday Honours.

Following his political career, Kellaway became Managing Director of Marconi. Kellaway is buried in St Mary's Churchyard, Tatsfield, Surrey

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Walter Annis Attenborough
Member of Parliament for Bedford
December 19101922
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Wells, 1st Baronet
Political offices
Preceded by
Albert Illingworth
Postmaster General
1921–1922
Succeeded by
Neville Chamberlain