Walter Long

Mr Walter Hume Long

Rush ID: 2183

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1854
Died:
26 September 1924
Birth place:
Bath, Somerset, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
Richard Penruddocke Long MP and Charlotte Anna Dick, daughter of W. Dick MP
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
2183
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q553229
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LONG, Walter (1854-1924)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Long of Wraxall

    New hereditary

    1921

Constituencies

  1. Westminster St George's

    Party: Co. Con.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1921*
    Date of exit: 24 May 1921
    Party: Co. Con.
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Strand

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Dublin South

    Party: Unionist
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Party: Unionist
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Contested two seats at 1906 General Election.
  4. Bristol South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Contested two seats at 1906 General Election.
  5. Liverpool West Derby

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1893*
    Date of election: 10 January 1893
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Devizes

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  7. Wiltshire Northern

    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: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1886-1892

    Local Government Board

  2. President of the Board of Agriculture 1895-1900

  3. President of the Board of Local Government 1900-1905

  4. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1905

  5. President of the Board of Local Government 1915-1916

  6. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1916-1919

  7. First Lord of the Admiralty 1919-1921

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Boyle, Lady Dorothy Blanche

    Year: 1878

Relationships

  1. Grandson of William Hume

  2. Son of Richard Long

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

  2. Unionist member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Cavalry Club

  3. Beefsteak Club

  4. Junior Constitutional Club

  5. City Carlton

  6. Conservative Club

  7. Royal Automobile Club