Leo Amery

Lieut-Colonel Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett Amery

Rush ID: 3017

Details

Born:
22 November 1873
Died:
16 September 1955
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
University fellow
Election occupation:
Barrister/author/co-director-rlys/pharmaceuticals
Parentage:
Charles F. Amery and Elizabeth Leitner
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3017
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333573
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. AMERY, Lieut-Colonel Leo (1873-1955)

Constituencies

  1. Birmingham Sparkbrook

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Birmingham South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: 3 May 1911
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Tower Hamlets Bow and Bromley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Wolverhampton East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Wolverhampton East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Wolverhampton East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1919-1921

    Colonies

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1921-1922

    Admiralty

  3. First Lord of the Admiralty 1922-1924

  4. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1924-1929

  5. Minister 1940-1945

    India

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Greenwood, Florence

Relationships

  1. Father of Julian Amery

  2. Related by marriage to Hamar Greenwood

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Bath Club

  3. Carlton Club

  4. Alpine Club