George Whiteley

Mr George Whiteley

Rush ID: 1790

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1855
Died:
21 October 1925
Birth place:
Witton, Lancashire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Election occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Parentage:
George Whiteley, of Halifax, and Margaret Pickop
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1790
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5546224
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WHITELEY, George (1855-1925)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Marchamley

    New hereditary

    1908

Constituencies

  1. Pudsey

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1908*
    Date of exit: 1 June 1908
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Stockport

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1893*
    Date of election: 22 February 1893
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Sat as Liberal for last few months of this service.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Northwich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: Mon 4th Jul 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Patronage Secretary to Treasury 1905-1908

  2. Chief Whip 1905-1908

    Chief Liberal Whip

Higher education

  1. Zurich

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Tattersall, unknown

    Year: 1881

Relationships

  1. Brother of Herbert Whiteley

Parties

  1. Conservative Party -1900

  2. Liberal Party 1900-

Political organisations

  1. Free Trade Club

Local governments

  1. Blackburn Borough Council

    member

    Mayor

  2. Stockport Borough Council

    member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. National Liberal Club