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Past Presidents

Below is a list of past presidents and honorary presidents of the Royal Statistical Society.

Honorary Presidents

HRH Albert Edward Prince of Wales, KG

1872 - 1901

HRH George Prince of Wales, KG

1902 - 1910

HRH Edward Prince of Wales, KG

1921 - 1936



Presidents

The Most Noble The Marquis of Lansdowne, KG, FRS

1834 - 1836

Sir Charles Lemon, Bart, MP, FRS

1836 - 1838

The Rt Hon The Earl Fitzwilliam, FRS

1838 - 1840

The Rt Hon The Viscount Sandon, MP (later Earl of Harrowby)

1840 - 1842

The Most Noble The Marquis of Lansdowne, KG, FRS

1842 - 1843

The Rt Hon The Viscount Ashley, MP (later Earl of Shaftesbury)

1843 - 1845

The Rt Hon The Lord Monteagle

1845 - 1847

The Rt Hon The Earl Fitzwilliam, FRS

1847 - 1849

The Rt Hon The Earl of Harrowby, KG

1849 - 1851

The Rt Hon The Lord Overstone

1851 - 1853

The Rt Hon The Earl Fitzwilliam, KG, FRS

1853 - 1855

The Rt Hon The Earl of Harrowby, KG

1855 - 1857

The Rt Hon The Lord Stanley, MP (later Earl of Derby)

1857 - 1859

The Rt Hon The Lord John Russell, MP, FRS (later Earl Russell)

1859 - 1861

The Rt Hon Sir John S Pakington, Bart, MP, GCB (later Lord Hampton)

1861 - 1863

Colonel W H Sykes, MP, FRS

1863 - 1865

The Rt Hon The Lord Houghton, FRS

1865 - 1867

The Rt Hon W E Gladstone, MP

1867 - 1869

William Newmarch, FRS

1869 - 1871

William Farr, CB, FRS

1871 - 1873

William A Guy, FRS

1873 - 1875

James Heywood, FRS

1875 - 1877

George J Shaw Lefevre, MP (later Lord Eversley)

1877 - 1879

Thomas Brassey, MP (later Lord Brassey)

1879 - 1880

The Rt Hon Sir James Caird, KCB, FRS

1880 - 1882

Sir Robert Giffen, KCB, FRS

1882 - 1884

Sir Rawson W Rawson, KCMG, CB

1884 - 1886

The Rt Hon George J Goschen, MP, FRS (later Viscount Goschen)

1886 - 1888

T Graham Balfour, FRS

1888 - 1890

Frederic J Mouat

1890 - 1892

The Rt Hon Charles Booth

1892 - 1994

The Rt Hon The Lord Farrer

1894 - 1896

John Biddulph Martin

1896 - 1897

Sir Alfred Edmund Bateman, KCMG

1897

The Rt Hon Leonard H Courtney, MP (later Lord Courtney)

1897 - 1899

The Rt Hon Sir Henry H Fowler, GCSI, MP (later Viscount Wolverhampton)

1899 - 1900

The Rt Hon The Lord Avebury, FRS

1900 - 1902

Major Patrick George Craigie, CB

1902 - 1904

Sir Francis Sharp Powell, Bart, MP

1904 - 1905

The Rt Hon The Earl of Onslow, GCMG

1905 - 1906

Sir Richard Biddulph Martin, Bart

1906 - 1907

The Rt Hon Sir Charles W Dilke, Bart, MP

1907 - 1909

Sir Jervoise Athelstane Baines, CSI

1909 - 1910

The Rt Hon The Lord George Hamilton, GCSI

1910 - 1912

Professor F Y Edgeworth, FBA

1912 - 1914

The Rt Hon The Lord Welbey, GCB

1914 - 1915

The Rt Hon The Lord George Hamilton, GCSI

1915 - 1916

Sir Bernard Mallet, KCB

1916 - 1918

The Rt Hon Sir Herbert Samuel, GCB, GBE (later Viscount Samuel)

1918 - 1920

Sir R Henry Rew, KCB

1920 - 1922

The Rt Hon The Lord Emmott, GCMG, GBE

1922 - 1924

George Udny Yule, CBE, FRS

1924 - 1926

The Rt Hon The Viscount Di'Abernon, GCB, GCMG

1926 - 1928

A W Flux, CB (later Sir Alfred Flux)

1928 - 1930

Sir Josiah C Stamp, GBE, FBA (later Lord Stamp)

1930 - 1932

The Rt Hon The Lord Meston of Agra and Dunottar, KCSI

1932 - 1934

Professor Major Greenwood, FRS

1934 - 1936

The Rt Hon The Lord Kennet of the Dene, PC, GBE, DSO, DSC

1936 - 1938

Professor A L Bowley, CBE, FBA (later Sir Arthur Bowley)

1938 - 1940

Henry William Macrosty, OBE

1940 - 1941

Hector Leak

1941

Sir William Beveridge, KCB, FBA (later Lord Beveridge)

1941 - 1943

Charles Ernest Snow, CBE

1943 - 1945

The Rt Hon The Lord Woolton, PC, CH (later Earl of Woolton)

1945 - 1947

David Heron

1947 - 1949

Sir Geoffery Heyworth (later Lord Heyworth)

1949 - 1950

Professor A Bradford Hill, CBE (later Sir Austin Bradford Hill, CBE, FRS)

1950 - 1952

Professor Sir Ronald Fisher, FRS

1952 - 1954

The Lord Piercy of Burford, CBE

1954 - 1955

Professor E S Pearson, CBE

1955 - 1957

H Campion, CB, CBE (later Sir Harry Campion)

1957 - 1959

Sir Hugh Beaver, KBE

1959 - 1960

Professor M G Kendall (later Sir Maurice Kendall)

1960 - 1962

Joseph Oscar Irwin

1962 - 1964

Stanley Paul Chambers, CB, CIE (later Sir Paul Chambers)

1964 - 1965

Leonard Henry Caleb Tippett

1965 - 1966

Professor M S Bartlett, FRS

1966 - 1967

Frank Yates, CBE, FRS

1967 - 1968

Francis Arthur Cockfield (later Lord Cockfield)

1968 - 1969

Professor Sir Roy Allen, CBE

1969 - 1970

Bernard Benjamin

1970 - 1971

Professor G A Barnard

1971 - 1972

The Rt Hon Harold Wilson, OBE, FRS (later Lord Wilson)

1972 - 1973

Professor D J Finney, FRS

1973 - 1974

Professor H E Daniels, (later FRS)

1974 - 1975

Stella V Cunliffe

1975 - 1977

Henry Philip Wynn

1977 - 1978

Sir Claus Moser, KCB, CBE, FBA (now Lord Moser)

1978 - 1980

Professor D R Cox, FRS (now Sir David Cox, FRS, FBA (Hon) FRSE)

1980 - 1982

Professor P Armitage, CBE

1982 - 1984

Walter F Bodmer, FRS (now Sir Walter Bodmer)

1984 - 1985

John A Nelder, FRS

1985 - 1986

Professor J Durbin

1986 - 1987

Sir John Kingman, FRS

1987 - 1989

Professor P G Moore

1989 - 1991

Professor T M F Smith

1991 - 1993

Professor D J Bartholomew, FBA

1993 - 1995

Professor A F M Smith, FRS (now Sir Adrian Smith, FRS)

1995 - 1997

Professor R N Curnow

1997 - 1999

Professor D Lievesley

1999 - 2001

Professor P J Green, FRS

2001 - 2003

Professor A P Grieve

2003 - 2005

Professor T Holt, CB

2005 - 2007

Professor D J Hand, FBA (later OBE)

2008 - 2009

Professor B Silverman, FRS

2010

Professor D J Hand, FBA (later OBE)

2010

Professor Valerie Isham

2011 - 2012

John James Pullinger, CB

2012 - 2014


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