Sir Francis Lowe, 1st Baronet

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Sir Francis William Lowe, 1st Baronet PC (8 January 1852 – 12 November 1929) was a British Conservative Party politician.

He was elected as Member of Parliament for Edgbaston at a by-election in February 1898, and held the seat until he stood down at the 1929 general election.

He was made a Baronet in 1918, of Edgbaston in the City of Birmingham, and was appointed as Privy Councillor in the 1929 Dissolution Honours.

He was married to Mary Holden;[1] they had four children, including his heir Francis Gordon, who was a well-known tennis player before the First World War, as was another son, Arthur. A third son, John, played first-class cricket.

References[edit]

  • Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Dixon
Member of Parliament for Birmingham Edgbaston
18981929
Succeeded by
Neville Chamberlain
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baronet
(of Edgbaston)
1918–1929
Succeeded by
Francis Gordon Lowe