Philip Morrell

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Philip Morrell in 1903

Philip Edward Morrell, (4 June 1870 – 5 January 1943[1]) was a British Liberal politician.

Morrell was the son of Frederic Morrell, solicitor, of Black Hall, Oxford, by his wife Harriette Anne, daughter of the President of St John's College, Oxford and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, the Rev. Philip Wynter DD. The Morrell family had made its fortune as brewers of beer, and Philip Morrell's grandfather was a trustee of the family brewery. He was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford. He married in London, on 8 February 1902, Lady Ottoline Cavendish-Bentinck, half-sister of the Duke of Portland.[2]

He served as Liberal MP for Henley from 1906 to 1910 and Burnley from 1910 to 1918. He was the only non-Conservative MP for Henley.

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  1. ^ National Probate Calendar (1943): MORRELL Philip Edward
  2. ^ "Court circular". The Times (36687). London. 10 February 1902. p. 6. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Robert Hermon-Hodge
Member of Parliament for Henley
1906January 1910
Succeeded by
Valentine Fleming
Preceded by
Gerald Arbuthnot
Member of Parliament for Burnley
December 19101918
Succeeded by
Dan Irving