John Satterfield Sandars

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THE RIGHT HONOURABLE John Satterfield Sandars, C.V.O., D.C.L., P.C. (15 January, 1853 – 29 March, 1934) was a lawyer and scholar who became a political secretary, most notably to Arthur J. Balfour from 1895 to 1905.

Early Life & Career

John Satterfield Sandars was born on 15 January, 1853, the son of Charles Sandars, estate and colliery agent.

Mrs. Sandars died at Thorpe on 4 June, 1947, aged eighty-nine.[1]


  • "The Right Hon. J. S. Sandars" (Obituaries). The Times. Saturday, 31 March, 1934. Issue 46716, col B, p. 12.



  1. "The Right Hon. J. S. Sandars" (Obituaries). The Times. Friday, 6 June, 1947. Issue 50780, col B, p. 1.