Brendan Bracken

Mr Brendan Bracken

Rush ID: 3311

Details

Born:
15 February 1901
Died:
8 August 1958
Birth place:
Templemore, County Tipperary, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (newspapers/publishing)
Election occupation:
Company director (newspapers/publishing)
Parentage:
J.K.A. Bracken
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3311
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332887
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BRACKEN, Brendan (1901-1958)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Bracken of Christchurch

    New hereditary

    1952

Constituencies

  1. Bournemouth East and Christchurch

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1952*
    Date of exit: 7 January 1952
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Bournemouth

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1945*
    Date of election: 15 November 1945
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Paddington North

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    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

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1940-1941

    to Winston Churchill, as Prime Minister

  2. Minister of Information 1941-1945

  3. First Lord of the Admiralty 1945

Schools

  1. Sedburgh School

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Buck's Club

  2. White's Club