Childers, Hugh Culling Eardley

Childers, Hugh Culling Eardley
   Entered the House of Commons, 1860; financial secretary, 1865-1866; first lord of the Admiralty and privy councillor, 1868. In 1875 came to Canada on Lord Dufferin's invitation as a commissioner under the Prince Edward Island Land Purchase Act. Secretary of state for war, 1880-1882; chancellor of the exchequer, 1882-1885; and home secretary, 1886.
   Index: W Commissioner under Land Purchase Act, 136.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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