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SAFFRON WALDEN ELECTION. -I

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SAFFRON WALDEN ELECTION. I The result of the poll for a member of Parliament II in place of the late Hon. A. Wodebouse was t declared at Saffron Walden on Saturday afternoon I as follows: Mr. J. W. Pease (L.) 3994  Mr. C. W. Gray (C.) 3202 I Liberal majority 792 At the last election in 1900 the Hon. A. Wode- house (L.) was returned by a majority of 110 over the votes cast for Mr. Gray. Mr. Joseph Albert Pease, of Snow Hall, Gainford, Darlington, and 6, Upper Grosvenor-street, London, who thus succeeds in retaining for his party the seat rendered vacant by the death of the Hon. Almine Wodehouse, is the second son of Sir Joseph Whitwell Pease, first baronet, of Hutton Hall, Guisb trough, Yorkshire, who has been a member of the House of Commons for over 35 years, by his marriage with Mary, daughter of Mr. Alfred Fox, of Falmouth. He was born at Darlington on January 17,1860,and was educated at Grove House, Tottenham, and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was well known as a member of the University football team and the University polo team, and as master of the Cambridge University Draghounds. Taking his B.A. in 1881 and his M.A. in 1884, he entered the family business, and is now a managing director of Pease and Part- ners (Limited), colliery owners, ironstone wine owners, and limestone quarry owners. From 1893 to 1895 Mr. J. A. Pease was an assis- tant private secretary (unpaid) to Mr. John Morley when Chief Secretary for Ireland. Mr. Pease has been master of his own pack of beagles, and is frequently to be seen with Lord Zetland's and the Cleveland Hounds, and is also a member of the Marylebone Cricket Club and 01 several golf clubs. He married, in 1886, Ethel, the only daughter of the late Sir Henry Havelock- Allan, Bart, V.C., G.C.B. He is not new to Parlia- mentary life, having been returned for the Tyneside division of Northumberland in 1892, when he de- feated Mr. Arnold White by 450 votes, and re-elected in 1895, when the majority over Mr. White was only 15 less. At the general election in 1900 he war, however, defeated by Mr. Hugh C. Smith, by 363.

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