Richard Acland

Sir Richard Thomas Dyke Acland

Rush ID: 24

Details

Born:
26 November 1906
Died:
24 November 1990
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Sir Francis Acland MP, 14th Bart
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
24
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7323631
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ACLAND, Sir Richard (1906-1990)

Constituencies

  1. Gravesend

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1947*
    Date of election: 26 November 1947
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1955
    Date of exit: 26 May 1955
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Barnstaple

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Sat as Common Wealth 1942-1945.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Putney

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 1945-07-05 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Common Wealth
  2. Barnstaple

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 1931-10-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Torquay

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 1929-05-30 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. Alford, Anna Stella

Relationships

  1. Son of Francis Acland

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    1935-1945

  2. Labour Party member

    1947-1955