Rhodes Boyson

Dr Rhodes Boyson

Rush ID: 3306

Details

Born:
11 May 1925
Died:
28 August 2012
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
School teacher
Election occupation:
School head teacher
Parentage:
Alderman William Boyson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1987
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3306
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7321005
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BOYSON, Dr Rhodes (1925- )

Constituencies

  1. Brent North

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974ยน
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Eccles

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: Thu 18th Jun 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State 1979-1983

    Department of Education and Science

  2. Minister of State 1983-1984

    Department of Health and Social Security

  3. Minister of State 1984-1986

    Northern Ireland Office

  4. Minister of State 1986-1987

    Department of the Environment; Minister for Local Government

Higher education

  1. London School of Economics and Political Science

    Graduated

  2. University of Manchester

    Graduated

  3. Corpus Christi College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Haslingden Grammar School, Manchester

Marriages

  1. Burletson, Violet

    Year: 1946

    Notes: Divorced. 2 daughters.

  2. Macfarlane, Florette

    Year: 1971

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. National Committee for Educational Standards leader

    Chairman

  2. 1922 Committee member

Local governments

  1. Waltham Forest Borough Council

    member

    1968-1974

  2. Haslingden Borough Council

    member

    1957-1961

Clubs

  1. St Stephen's Club