James Melville

Mr James Benjamin Melville

Rush ID: 2555

Details

Born:
20 April 1885
Died:
1 May 1931
Birth place:
Le Havre, France
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
2555
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q16029937
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MELVILLE, James (1885-1931)
  2. STANHOPE, Arthur (1885-1931) **

Alternative names

  1. Arthur (Arthur Philip) Stanhope (family name)

Constituencies

  1. Gateshead

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931*
    Date of exit: 1 May 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1929-1930

Higher education

  1. Middle Temple

    Graduated

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Clubs

  1. Political Economy Club