Henry Croft

Mr Henry Page Croft

Rush ID: 3631

Details

Born:
22 June 1881
Died:
7 December 1947
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1924. Attained rank of Brigadier-General in First World War service.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1924
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3631
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5726644
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CROFT, Henry (1881-1947)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Croft

    New hereditary

    1940

Constituencies

  1. Bournemouth

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1940*
    Date of exit: 28 May 1940
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Bournemouth

    Party: National
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: National
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Conservative for latter part of 1922.
  3. Christchurch

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as National Party from 1917.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Lincoln

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Fri 12th Jan 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Trinity Hall

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

  2. Shrewsbury School

Marriages

  1. Borwick, Hon. Nancy

    Year: 1907

Parties

  1. National Party member

    1917-1922

  2. Conservative Party member

    -1917

Political organisations

  1. Primrose League member

  2. Empire Industries Association member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club