Robert Carr

Mr Leonard Robert Carr

Rush ID: 2976

Details

Born:
11 November 1916
Died:
17 February 2012
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Metallurgical engineer
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Ralph Edward Carr
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
2976
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333896
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CARR, Robert (1916- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Carr of Hadley

    Life

    1976

Constituencies

  1. Sutton Carshalton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1975*
    Date of exit: c. 1975*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit December 1975
  2. Mitcham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1951-1955

    to Anthony Eden, as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1955-1958

    Ministry of Labour

  3. Secretary of State for Employment 1970-1972

  4. Home Secretary 1972-1974

  5. Lord President of the Council 1972

    April-November 1972

  6. PPS 1955

    to Anthony Eden, as Prime Minister

  7. Secretary for Technical Cooperation 1963-1964

  8. Leader of the House of Commons 1972

    April-November 1972

Higher education

  1. Gonville and Caius College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Westminster

Marriages

  1. Twining, Joan Kathleen

    Year: 1943

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Carlton Club