Sir Hamilton William Kerr, 1st Baronet (1 August 1903 – 26 December 1974) was a British Conservative Party politician.
He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford
At the 1931 general election, he was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for the Oldham constituency in Lancashire. He held the seat until losing it in the Labour landslide at the 1945 general election.
Kerr was made a Baronet, of Cambridge in the County of Cambridge, in 1957. The title became extinct on his death in 1974.
The Hamilton Kerr Institute was established in 1976 in the riverside property given to Cambridge University for the Fitzwilliam Museum and endowed by Sir Hamilton Kerr. The HKI provides art conservation services and training.
- Leigh Rayment's list of baronets [self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Sir Hamilton Kerr
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1931 – 1945
With: Anthony Crommelin Crossley, to 1935
John Samuel Dodd, 1935–1945)
|Member of Parliament for Cambridge
1950 – 1966
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