Edward Grey

Sir Edward Grey

Rush ID: 2082

Details

Born:
25 April 1862
Died:
7 September 1933
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Company director (railways)
Parentage:
Lieutenant-Colonel George Henry Grey and Harriet Jane Pearson
Notes:
Grand-nephew of Earl Grey. Succeeded as Baronet 1882. Fellow of the Royal Society, 1914.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1882
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2082
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q335187
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GREY, Sir Edward (1862-1933)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon

    New hereditary

    1916

Constituencies

  1. Berwick-upon-Tweed

    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: 1916*
    Date of exit: 7 July 1916
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1905-1916

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1892-1895

    Foreign Affairs

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Widdington, Frances Dorothy

    Year: 1885

  2. Wyndham, Pamela Adelaide Genevieve

    Year: 1922

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Percy Wyndham

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Oxford and Cambridge Club