John Jacob Astor

Lieut-Colonel Hon. John Jacob Astor

Rush ID: 3054

Details

Born:
20 May 1886
Died:
20 July 1971
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
William Waldorf Astor (1st Viscount Astor) and Mary Dahlgren Paul
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3054
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332783
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASTOR, Lieut-Colonel Hon. John Jacob (1886-1971)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Astor of Hever

    New hereditary

    1956

Constituencies

  1. Dover

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dover

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1921*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Elliott, Lady Violet Mary

    Year: 1916

Relationships

  1. Brother of Waldorf Astor

  2. Related by marriage to Nancy Astor

  3. Uncle of William Waldorf Astor

  4. Uncle of Michael Astor

  5. Uncle of Jakie Astor

  6. Father of John Astor

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. National Association of Church of England

  2. Empire Press Union

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1922-1925

    Alderman

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. St James's Club

  3. Marylebone Cricket Club

  4. Cavalry Club