John Charles Herries

John Charles Herries PC (November 1778 – 24 April 1855), known as J. C. Herries, was a British politician and financier and a frequent member of Tory and Conservative cabinets in the early to mid-19th century.


John Charles Herries
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office
3 September 1827  25 January 1828
MonarchGeorge IV
Prime MinisterThe Viscount Goderich
Preceded byThe Lord Tenterden
(interim)
Succeeded byHenry Goulburn
President of the Board of Trade
In office
2 February  22 November 1830
MonarchGeorge IV
William IV
Prime MinisterThe Duke of Wellington
Preceded byWilliam Vesey-FitzGerald
Succeeded byThe Lord Auckland
Member of Parliament for Harwich
In office
1823–1847
Preceded byCharles Bathurst
Nicholas Vansittart
Succeeded byWilliam Beresford
John Attwood
Member of Parliament for Stamford
In office
1847–1853
Preceded bySir George Clerk, Bt
Marquess of Granby
Succeeded byViscount Cranborne
Sir Frederic Thesiger
Personal details
BornNovember 1778 (1778-11)
Died24 April 1855(1855-04-24) (aged 76)
St Julians, Kent
NationalityBritish
Political partyTory
Spouse(s)Sarah Dorington (d. 1821)
Alma materUniversity of Leipzig