David Thomas

Mr David Alfred Thomas

Rush ID: 2131

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1856
Died:
3 July 1918
Birth place:
Aberdare, Glamorgan, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Samuel Thomas, colliery owner
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2131
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333863
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THOMAS, David (1856-1918)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Rhondda

    New hereditary

    1916

  2. 1st Viscount Rhondda

    New hereditary

    1918

Constituencies

  1. Cardiff District of Boroughs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1910²
    Date of exit: 3 December 1910
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Merthyr Tydfil

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1888*
    Date of election: 14 March 1888
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Gonville and Caius College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Clifton

Marriages

  1. Haig, Sybil Margaret

    Year: 1882

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. National Liberal Club

  3. Devonshire Club