Frederic Arthur Kelley
Major Sir Frederic Arthur Kelley OBE (6 May 1863 – 29 May 1926) was a British Unionist Party politician, Justice of the Peace (JP) for the West Riding of Yorkshire and Member of Parliament (MP) for Rotherham from 1918 to 1923.
Born in Healey to Ralph and Sarah Ann Kelley of Heckmondwike in Yorkshire, Frederic married Laura Pickles, daughter of a dyer and chemical manufacturer named Charles Henry Pickles, on 5 September 1888.
Following several years as a member of Sheffield City Council, Kelley was elected MP for Rotherham at the 1918 general election, a seat he held until 1923, when he was defeated. Frederic Kelley received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1919 and was knighted in 1923.
He lived his final years in Harrogate and died on 29 May 1926 at age 63.
- Who's Who, Volume II, 1916–1928
- Kelleys of Heckmondwike, a genealogical account of the Kelley family Sir Frederic came from.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Frederic Kelley
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Rotherham
1918 – 1923
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