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Joe Chamberlain (1836-1914), Industrialist and politician; MP for Birmingham

Joseph ('Joe') Chamberlain

Sitter associated with 100 portraits
Statesman; social reformer; mayor of Birmingham 1873-5; president of the Board of Trade in Gladstone's second cabinet, 1880-5; resigned from cabinet in 1886 over Home Rule; secretary of state for colonies under Lord Salisbury and A.J. Balfour, 1895-1903, notably during Boer War; resigned and campaigned for tariff reform, 1903-6.