Wolmer

Viscount William Waldegrave Wolmer

Rush ID: 1081

Details

Born:
17 October 1859
Died:
26 February 1942
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private secretary
Election occupation:
Private secretary
Parentage:
Sir Roundell Palmer MP (1st Earl of Selborne) and Lady Laura Waldegrave, daughter of 8th Earl Waldegrave
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1081
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q3643409
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. PALMER, William Waldegrave (1859-1942) **
  2. WOLMER, Viscount (1859-1942)

Alternative names

  1. William Waldegrave (William Waldegrave) Palmer (family name)

    1859 - 1942

    family name; assumed title Viscount Wolmer on father's elevation as Earl of Selborne in 1882

Peerages

  1. 2nd Earl of Selborne

    Hereditary

    1895

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh West

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1895*
    Date of exit: 4 May 1895
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Petersfield

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Petersfield

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1895-1900

    Colonial Office

  2. First Lord of the Admiralty 1900-1905

  3. President of the Board of Agriculture 1915-1916

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Gascoyne-Cecil, Beatrix Maud

    Year: 1883

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Robert Cecil

  2. Son of Roundell Palmer

  3. Father of Wolmer

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club