Neville Chamberlain
Minister of Health
Biographical information
Born 18 March 1869
Died 9 November 1940
Marital status Married to Anne de Vere Chamberlain née Cole
Physical information
Gender Male
Family information
Family Anne Chamberlain (wife)
Dorothy Chamberlain (daughter)
Francis Chamberlain (son)
Major William Utting Cole (father-in-law)
Occupation Minister of Health
Loyalty Conservative
Behind the scenes
Portrayed by Rupert Frazer

Neville Chamberlain (18 March 1869 – 9 November 1940) is in Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin's cabinet as the Minister of Health.

Biography Edit

Background Edit

Chamberlain was born in Birmingham on March 18, 1869 to Joseph Chamberlain, who would later become the United Kingdom's Leader of the Opposition, and to Florence Kenrick. Initially unenthusiastic about politics, he participated in the 1900 election by making speeches supporting his father's Liberal Unionists. In 1911, he entered municipal politics by being elected as a Liberal Unionist to the Birmingham City Council. Four years later, he became the Lord Mayor of Birmingham. In 1919, he was elected as an MP for the first time. Within four years, Chamberlain became the Minister of Health under Prime Minister Bonar Law, and then Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin.

1925 Edit

Chamberlain visits Downton Abbey, and gets involved in the hospital fight between Robert, Cora, Isobel, Lord Merton, Violet, and Dr Clarkson.

Notes Edit

  1. Neville Chamberlain[1] became a founding member of the national United Hospitals Committee of the British Medical Association[2] in 1906.
  2. In later years, he would go on to become Prime Minister. (From May 1937 to May 1940).

Appearances Edit

Appearances and Mentions
Series 6 Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5
Episode 6
Episode 7 Episode 8 Christmas Special

References Edit

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