William Foot Mitchell
|Sir William Foot Mitchell|
Sir William Foot Mitchell at his home in Quendon
|Member of Parliament
January 1910 – December 1910
|Preceded by||James Rowlands|
|Succeeded by||James Rowlands|
|Member of Parliament
for Saffron Walden
15 November 1922 – 30 May 1929
|Preceded by||Sir Cecil Beck|
|Succeeded by||Rab Butler|
|Born||William Foot Mitchell
26 June 1859
London, England, United Kingdom
|Died||31 July 1947
Quendon, Essex, England
|Spouse(s)||Elizabeth Hannah Hadley|
|Children||Lady Winifred Hadley Foot Mitchell|
Mitchell was Managing Director of Royal Dutch Shell plc, an Anglo–Dutch multinational oil and gas company, from 10 March 1903 to 31 December 1938, including the year that Royal Dutch Petroleum and the Shell Transport and Trading Company came together to form a petroleum company in 1907.
He was elected to the House of Commons at the January 1910 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Dartford, beating the sitting Liberal-Labour MP James Rowlands. However, Rowlands regained the seat at the December 1910 general election.
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