Aretas Akers-Douglas

Mr Aretas Akers-Douglas

Rush ID: 1827

Details

Born:
21 October 1851
Died:
15 January 1926
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Rev. Aretas Akers of Malling, Kent, and Frances Brandram
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1827
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q13426124
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. AKERS, Aretas (1851-1926) **
  2. AKERS-DOUGLAS, Aretas (1851-1926)

Alternative names

  1. Aretas (Aretas) Akers (a.k.a.)

    1851 - 1875

    name at birth; assumed additional surname Douglas in 1875

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Chilston

    New hereditary

    1911

Constituencies

  1. St Augustine's

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1911*
    Date of exit: 28 June 1911
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Kent Eastern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Home Secretary 1902-1905

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1885-1892

  3. First Commissioner of Works 1895-1902

  4. Secretary of State 1902-1905

  5. Chief Whip 1885-1895

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Smith, Adeline Mary

    Year: 1875

Parties

  1. Unionist member

  2. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Junior Carlton Club

  3. Constitutional Club