Arthur Griffith-Boscawen

Mr Arthur Sackville Trevor Griffith-Boscawen

Rush ID: 2180

Details

Born:
18 October 1865
Died:
1 June 1946
Birth place:
Wrexham, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1911
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
2180
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4798898
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GRIFFITH-BOSCAWEN, Arthur (1865-1946)

Constituencies

  1. Taunton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1921*
    Date of election: 8 April 1921
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Dudley

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1921*
    Date of exit: 3 March 1921
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, but defeated in subsequent by-election.
  3. Tunbridge

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Mitcham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Dudley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 1910-01-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  3. Denbigh

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1895-1900

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1916-1919

    Pensions

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1919-1921

    Board of Agric

  4. Minister of Agriculture 1921-1922

  5. Minister of Health 1922-1923

Higher education

  1. Queens College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Williams, Edith

    Year: 1892

  2. Denham, Phyllis

    Year: 1921

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1910-1913

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Constitutional Club

  4. Royal Automobile Club