Harold Tennant

Mr Harold John Tennant

Rush ID: 2136

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1865
Died:
9 November 1935
Birth place:
Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private secretary
Election occupation:
Private secretary
Parentage:
Charles Tennant MP and Emma Winsloe
Notes:
Bro-in-law of Asquith.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2136
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5662543
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TENNANT, Harold (1865-1935)

Constituencies

  1. Berwickshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1894*
    Date of election: 29 March 1894
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Defeated contesting Berwickshire and Haddingtonshire at 1918 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Glasgow Central

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Berwickshire and Haddingtonshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1909-1911

    Board of Trade

  2. Financial Secretary to the War Office 1911-1912

  3. Under-Secretary of State 1912-1916

    War Office

  4. Secretary for Scotland 1916

    July-December 1916

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Duff, Helen

    Year: 1889

  2. Abraham, Margaret Edith

    Year: 1896

Relationships

  1. Son of Charles Tennant

  2. Brother of Edward Tennant

  3. Related by marriage to Herbert Asquith

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. National Liberal Club

  4. Eighty Club

  5. Queen's Club

  6. Glasgow Liberal Club

  7. New Club

  8. Scottish Liberal Club