Robert Conant

Major Sir Robert John Edward Conant

Rush ID: 3577

Details

Born:
28 May 1899
Died:
30 March 1973
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Farmer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Chief Whip/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3577
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7528884
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CONANT, Major Sir Robert (1899-1973)

Constituencies

  1. Rutland and Stamford

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1959
    Date of exit: 8 October 1959
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Bewdley

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1937*
    Date of election: 24 June 1937
    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: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Chesterfield

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1951-1954

  2. PPS 1938-1943

Higher education

  1. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Learoyd, unknown

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. NFU member

Trade unions

  1. National Farmers Union member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club