The Earl of Reading was a politician, jurist and an English lawyer. He also served as last Liberal Foreign Secretary. In 1918 he served for multiple positions of Ambassador to the United States and as Lord Chief Justice. For the position of viceroy of India he left the office of chief justice ship. He was in favour of conciliatory policy and in most of the time he used his power and in 1922 he imprisoned Mahatma Gandhi.
In 1916, in the County of Berkshire he was known to be Viscount Reading and after a year he was ranked high in the Peerage known as Marquess of Reading by a Jew in history of British. In 1910 he got an honour to be knighted and was made GCIE and GCSI when he was appointed as Viceroy of India.