Sir Harry Verney, 4th Baronet

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Sir Harry Verney

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Harry Calvert Williams Verney, 4th Baronet, DSO (7 June 1881 – 23 December 1974), was a British Liberal politician.

Verney succeeded in the baronetcy in May 1910. In the December general election of the same year he was returned to Parliament for Buckingham, a seat he held until 1918. He served under H. H. Asquith as Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries from 1914 to 1915.

Verney was awarded the DSO in 1918.[1]

Verney married Rachel Gwenyfyr Catherine, daughter of Victor Alexander Bruce, 13th Earl of Kincardine, in 1911. His son Stephen Edmund Verney was Bishop of Repton from 1977 to 1985.

He died in December 1974, aged 93.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Frederick Verney
Member of Parliament for Buckingham
December 19101918
Succeeded by
Sir George Bowyer
Political offices
Preceded by
The Lord Lucas of Crudwell
Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of
Agriculture and Fisheries

1914–1915
Succeeded by
Sir Francis Dyke Acland
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Edmund Hope Verney
Baronet
(of Claydon House)
1910–1974
Succeeded by
Ralph Bruce Verney