Austen Chamberlain

Mr Joseph Austen Chamberlain

Rush ID: 2200

Details

Born:
16 October 1863
Died:
16 March 1937
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Joseph Chamberlain MP and Harriet Kenrick
Notes:
Succeeded his father as MP in 1914.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1925
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
2200
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q188999
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CHAMBERLAIN, Austen (1863-1937)

Constituencies

  1. Birmingham West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1937*
    Date of exit: 16 March 1937
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Birmingham West

    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: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Con.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Birmingham West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1914*
    Date of election: 14 July 1914
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  4. Worcestershire Eastern

    Party: LU
    Year of election: 1892*
    Date of election: 30 March 1892
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1914*
    Date of exit: 7 July 1914
    Party: LU
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Resigned to contest by-election at Birmingham West.

Ministerial offices

  1. Civil Lord of Admiralty 1895-1900

  2. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1900-1902

  3. Postmaster-General 1902-1903

  4. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1903-1905

  5. Secretary of State for India 1915-1917

  6. Lord Privy Seal 1921-1922

  7. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1924-1929

  8. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1919-1921

  9. First Lord of the Admiralty 1931

    August-October 1931

  10. Minister without Portfolio 1918-1919

  11. Leader of the House of Commons 1921-1922

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. Dundas, Ivy Muriel

    Year: 1906

Relationships

  1. Brother of Neville Chamberlain

  2. Son of Joseph Chamberlain

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

    1914-

  2. Conservative Party leader

    1921-1922

  3. Liberal Unionist member

    -1914

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. United University Club