John Boyd-Orr

Sir John Boyd-Orr

Rush ID: 3295

Details

Born:
23 September 1880
Died:
25 June 1971
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Election occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Parentage:
R.C. Orr
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3295
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q315143
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BOYD-ORR, Sir John (1880-1971)
  2. ORR, John (1880-1971) **

Alternative names

  1. John (John Boyd) Orr (a.k.a.)

    alternative style used in some references

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Boyd-Orr

    New hereditary

    1949

Constituencies

  1. Combined Scottish Universities

    Party: Independent
    Year of election: 1945*
    Date of election: 13 April 1945
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1946*
    Date of exit: 16 October 1946
    Party: Independent
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Callum, unknown

Parties

  1. Independent member member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum