Person NameChamberlain; Hon; Arthur Neville (1869-1940)
ForenamesArthur Neville
ActivityEducated at Rugby and Mason College, Birmingham; unsuccessfully attempted to grow sisal on father's estate in Bahamas, 1890-7; elected to City Council, 1911; Lord Mayor of Birmingham, 1915; established only municipal savings bank, 1916; appointed director-general of national service by Lloyd George (1916), resigned, 1917; Conservative MP for a Birmingham division, 1918-40; while in opposition (1920-31) reorganized Conservative Central Office; postmaster-general, 1922; Minister of Health in 1923 and 1924-29; Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1931-1937; Prime Minister, 1937-40
RelationshipsSon of Rt. Hon. Joseph and Florence [nee Kenrick] Chamberlain; m. 1911, Anne Vere Cole; half-brother of Rt. Hon. Sir Austen Chamberlain;