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Sir John Tomlinson Hibbert, KCB, PC, JP, DL, DCL (5 January 1824 – 7 November 1908) was a Liberal Party politician in the United Kingdom.

The eldest son of Elijah Hibbert and Betty Hilton, he was educated at Shrewsbury and at St John's College, Cambridge.[1] He was called to the Bar, Inner Temple in 1849. He was Member of Parliament for Oldham from 1862 to 1874, 1877 to 1886 and 1892 to1895. He unsuccessfully contested the seat in 1895. Hibbert served in government as Parliamentary Secretary to the Local Government Board from 1872-1874 and 1880-1883, as Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department in 1883-1884, as Secretary to the Admiralty in 1886 and as Financial Secretary to the Treasury from 1892-1895. He was Chairman of Lancashire County Council and President of the County Councils Association. He served as President of the second day of the second Co-operative Congress in 1870.[2]

He was appointed a Privy Counsellor in 1886 and knighted in 1893.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Morgan Cobbett
William Johnson Fox
Member of Parliament for Oldham
with John Morgan Cobbett 1862–1865
John Platt 1865–1872
John Morgan Cobbett 1872–1874

1862–1874
Succeeded by
John Morgan Cobbett
Frederick Lowten Spinks
Preceded by
John Morgan Cobbett
Frederick Lowten Spinks
Member of Parliament for Oldham
with Frederick Lowten Spinks 1877–1880
Edward Stanley 1880–1885
James Mackenzie Maclean 1885–1886

1877–1886
Succeeded by
James Mackenzie Maclean
Elliott Lees
Preceded by
James Mackenzie Maclean
Elliott Lees
Member of Parliament for Oldham
with Joshua Milne Cheetham

1892–1895
Succeeded by
Robert Ascroft
James Francis Oswald
Political offices
Preceded by
New office
Parliamentary Secretary to the Local Government Board
1872–1874
Succeeded by
Clare Sewell Read
Preceded by
Thomas Salt
Parliamentary Secretary to the Local Government Board
1880–1883
Succeeded by
George William Erskine Russell
Preceded by
The Earl of Rosebery
Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department
1883–1884
Succeeded by
Henry Hartley Fowler
Preceded by
Leonard Courtney
Financial Secretary to the Treasury
1884–1885
Succeeded by
Sir Henry Thurstan Holland
Preceded by
New office
Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty
1886
Succeeded by
Arthur Forwood
Preceded by
John Eldon Gorst
Financial Secretary to the Treasury
1892–1895
Succeeded by
Robert William Hanbury
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