Sir Edward Coates, 1st Baronet
Sir Edward Coates
|Born||25 February 1853|
|Died||14 August 1921|
Coates was a member of the city stockbroking firm of Coates and Son.
He was an art collector who specialised in old prints and was a trustee of the National Portrait Gallery. He was also a sportsman who took part in shooting, hunting, yachting and coach-driving, and won numerous cups and trophies.
In 1905, he was appointed a deputy lieutenant of Surrey. He was an alderman in Surrey County Council, being chairman of the finance committee for ten years and chairman of the council for four. He was a member of the Duke of Wellington's Regiment and was made a baronet in 1911.
Coates died on 14 August 1921.
- "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "L"". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2010-05-30.
- Obituary, The Times, 15 August 1921.
- "No. 27769". The London Gazette. 28 February 1905. p. 1503.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Sir Edward Coates
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for Lewisham
1903 – 1918
|New constituency|| Member of Parliament for Lewisham West
1918 – 1921
|Baronetage of the United Kingdom|
|New creation|| Baronet
(of Helperby Hall)