Edward Burgin

Mr Edward Leslie Burgin

Rush ID: 3400

Details

Born:
13 July 1887
Died:
16 August 1945
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor
Parentage:
Edward Lambert Burgin, solicitor
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3400
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6530677
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BURGIN, Edward (1887-1945)

Constituencies

  1. Luton

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Luton

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. East Ham North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1926*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Hornsey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Hornsey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  4. Hornsey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  5. Hornsey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1921*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1932-1937

    Board of Trade

  2. Minister of Transport 1937-1939

  3. Minister of Supply 1939-1940

  4. Minister without Portfolio 1939

    April-June 1939

Higher education

  1. (College unknown)

    Graduated

    Paris

  2. Lausanne

    Graduated

  3. Paris

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Christ's College, Finchley

Marriages

  1. Cooper, Dorothy

    Year: 1912

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1931

  2. Liberal National member

    1931-1945

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. Royal Automobile Club

  4. Eighty Club