Hamer Field Russell

Hamer Field Russell
Born 1876
Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England
Died 6 June 1941
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
Nationality United Kingdom
Occupation Builders Merchant
Known for Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside

Hamer Field Russell (1876 6 June 1941) was a British politician.

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.[1] He also served as a Liberal councillor.[2]

Around 1929, Russell joined the Conservative Party.[2] 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.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 Michael Stenton and Stephen Lees, Who's Who of British MPs: Volume III, 1919-1945
  2. 1 2 Ed. Clyde Binfield et al, The History of the City of Sheffield: Volume I: Politics

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Fred Marshall
Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside
Succeeded by
Fred Marshall
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