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The Right Honourable
The Earl of Birkenhead
GCSI PC KC
Lord Chancellor
In office
10 January 1919 â€“ 19 October 1922
Monarch George V
Prime Minister David Lloyd George
Preceded by The Lord Finlay
Succeeded by The Viscount Cave
Secretary of State for India
In office
6 November 1924 â€“ 18 October 1928
Monarch George V
Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
Preceded by The Lord Olivier
Succeeded by The Viscount Peel
Attorney-General
In office
3 November 1915 â€“ 10 January 1919
Prime Minister H. H. Asquith
Preceded by Sir Edward Carson
Succeeded by Sir Gordon Hewart
Solicitor-General
In office
2 June 1915 â€“ 8 November 1915
Prime Minister H. H. Asquith
Preceded by Stanley Buckmaster
Succeeded by Sir George Cave
Personal details
Born Frederick Edwin Smith
12 July 1872 (1872-07-12)
Birkenhead, Cheshire
Died 30 September 1930(1930-09-30) (aged 58)
Grosvenor Gardens, London
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Margaret Eleanor Furneaux
(m. 1901; his death 1930)
Children Lady Eleanor Smith (1902–1945)
Frederick Winston Furneaux-Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead (1907–1975)
Lady Pamela Smith (1915–1982)
Education University of Liverpool
Wadham College, Oxford

The world continues to offer glittering prizes to those who have stout hearts and sharp swords.
F. E. Smith
Good God, do you mean to say this place is a club?