William Waldorf Astor

Hon. William Waldorf Astor

Rush ID: 3057

Details

Born:
13 August 1907
Died:
8 March 1966
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Administrator
Election occupation:
Administrator
Parentage:
Hon. Waldorf Astor MP (2nd Viscount Astor) and Nancy Langhorne (Nancy Astor MP)
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3057
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2580935
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASTOR, Hon. William Waldorf (1907-1966)

Peerages

  1. 3rd Viscount Astor

    3rd Viscount Astor of Hever

    Hereditary

    1952

Constituencies

  1. Wycombe

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 25 October 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1952*
    Date of exit: 30 September 1952
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Fulham East

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    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: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Wycombe

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 1950-02-23 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1936-1939

    to Sir Samuel Hoare, as First Lord of the Admiralty and Home Secretary

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Norton, Hon. Sarah

    Year: 1945

    Notes: divorced 1953

  2. Hunloke, Philippa Victoria

    Year: 1955

    Notes: divorced 1960

  3. Pugh, Janet Bronwen

    Year: 1960

Relationships

  1. Son of Nancy Astor

  2. Son of Waldorf Astor

  3. Related by marriage to Henry Hunloke

  4. Brother of Michael Astor

  5. Brother of Jakie Astor

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Boodle's Club

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Pratt's Club

  4. Marlborough Club

  5. Buck's Club