Douglas Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham

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Douglas McGarel Hogg, 1st Viscount Hailsham was a British lawyer and politician.

Hogg was a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn and served as Lord Chancellor in the UK Conservative government of 1928-9.

He was one of the foremost advocates of his age, and as Attorney-General piloted through the House of Commons the Trade Disputes Act of 1927, which reaffirmed and fortified the rule of law after the general strike.

He was the father of Quintin Hogg, Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone.


Preceded by:
The Viscount Cave
Lord Chancellor
1928–1929
Succeeded by:
The Viscount Sankey
Preceded by:
The Marquess of Crewe
Secretary of State for War
1931–1935
Succeeded by:
The Viscount Halifax
Preceded by:
The Marquess of Reading
Leader of the House of Lords
1931–1935
Succeeded by:
The Marquess of Londonderry
Preceded by:
The Viscount Sankey
Lord Chancellor
1935–1938
Succeeded by:
The Lord Maugham
Preceded by:
The Viscount Halifax
Lord President of the Council
1938
Succeeded by:
The Viscount Runciman of Doxford

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Preceded by:
New Creation
Viscount Hailsham Succeeded by:
Quintin McGarel Hogg
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