William Aitken

Mr William Traven Aitken

Rush ID: 2988

Details

Born:
10 June 1905
Died:
19 January 1964
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Company director (newspapers/publishing)
Parentage:
Joseph Mauns Aitken, of Toronto, Canada
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1963
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
2988
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8004211
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. AITKEN, William (1905-1964)

Constituencies

  1. Bury St Edmunds

    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: 1964*
    Date of exit: 19 January 1964
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Derbyshire Western

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Toronto

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Upper Canada College

Marriages

  1. Maffey, Penelope Loader

    Year: 1938

    Notes: 1 son, 1 daughter.

Relationships

  1. Nephew of Max Aitken

  2. Father of Jonathan Aitken

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Travellers' Club

  4. Pratt's Club