|Nationality United Kingdom|
Occupation Builders Merchant
|Name Hamer Russell|
Role British Politician
|Born 1876Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England|
Known for Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside
Died June 6, 1941, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Hamer Field Russell (1876 – 6 June 1941) was a British politician.
Russell was born in Kingston upon Hull in 1876 the son of John Thomas and Annie Kate Russell, his father was a timber merchant. He attended Eton House School in Kingston upon Hull before becoming a sales representative then a builders' merchant. He became active in the Liberal Party and stood unsuccessfully as their candidate in Sheffield Ecclesall at the 1923 general election. He also served as a Liberal councillor.
Around 1929, Russell joined the Conservative Party. In his new colours, he took second place in the Sheffield Brightside by-election, 1930 behind Fred Marshall. He was able to take the seat at the 1931 general election, but lost it in 1935.