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Charles Wood, 1st Viscount Halifax
A Liberal, Wood served as Chancellor of the Exchequer in Lord John Russell's government (1846 - 1852), as President of the Board of Control under Lord Aberdeen (1852-1855), as First Lord of the Admiralty in Lord Palmerston's first administration (1855-1858), and as Secretary of State for India in Palmerston's second government (1859 - 1866). He was created Viscount Halifax in 1866.
|- style="text-align: center;" | width="30%" |Preceded by:
Sir James Graham, Bt | width="40%" style="text-align: center;" |First Lord of the Admiralty
1855–1858 | width="30%" |Succeeded by:
Sir John Pakington, Bt
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