Waldorf Astor

Hon. William Waldorf Astor

Rush ID: 3058

Details

Born:
19 May 1879
Died:
30 September 1952
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Company director (newspapers/publishing)
Parentage:
William Waldorf Astor (1st Viscount Astor) and Mary Dahlgren Paul
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3058
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2619726
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ASTOR, Hon. Waldorf (1879-1952)

Peerages

  1. 2nd Viscount Astor of Hever

    Hereditary

    1919

Constituencies

  1. Plymouth Sutton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1919*
    Date of exit: 18 October 1919
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Plymouth

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General 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. Plymouth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 1910-01-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1919

    Local Government Board

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1918-1919

    Ministry of Food

  3. PPS 1917

    to David Lloyd George, as Prime Minister

  4. Parliamentary Secretary 1919-1921

    Ministry of Health

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Langhorne, Chiswell Dabney (Nancy)

    Year: 1906

Relationships

  1. Married to Nancy Astor

  2. Brother of John Jacob Astor

  3. Father of William Waldorf Astor

  4. Father of Jakie Astor

  5. Father of Michael Astor

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. Plymouth Borough Council

    Mayor

    1939-1944

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Turf Club

  3. St James's Club