Hamer Field Russell
|Hamer Field Russell|
Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England
6 June 1941|
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
|Known for||Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside|
Russell was born in Kingston upon Hull in 1876 the son of John Thomas and Annie Kate Russell, his father was a timber merchant. He attended Eton House School in Kingston upon Hull before becoming a sales representative then a builders' merchant. He became active in the Liberal Party and stood unsuccessfully as their candidate in Sheffield Ecclesall at the 1923 general election. He also served as a Liberal councillor.
Around 1929, Russell joined the Conservative Party. In his new colours, he took second place in the Sheffield Brightside by-election, 1930 behind Fred Marshall. He was able to take the seat at the 1931 general election, but lost it in 1935.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Hamer Field Russell
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside
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