Robert Boothby

Mr Robert John Graham Boothby

Rush ID: 3259

Details

Born:
12 February 1900
Died:
16 July 1986
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Sir Robert Tuite Boothby and daughter of H.H. Lancaster
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1953
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3259
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334557
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BOOTHBY, Robert (1900-1986)

Peerages

  1. Baron Boothby of Buchan and Rattray Head

    Life

    1958

Constituencies

  1. Aberdeenshire East

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1958*
    Date of exit: c. 1958*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit July 1958
  2. Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire Eastern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Orkney and Shetland

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Thu 6th Dec 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1926-1929

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1940

    Ministry of Food

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Cavendish, Diana

    Year: 1935

    Notes: Divorced 1937

  2. Sanna, Wanda

    Year: 1967

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Agricultural Association leader

    Scottish Chamber of Agricluture-Pres

Clubs

  1. Beefsteak Club

  2. White's Club