Harry Crookshank

Captain Harry Frederick Comfort Crookshank

Rush ID: 3637

Details

Born:
27 May 1893
Died:
17 October 1961
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Diplomatic service
Election occupation:
Diplomatic service
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3637
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333345
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CROOKSHANK, Captain Harry (1893-1961)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Crookshank

    New hereditary

    1956

Constituencies

  1. Gainsborough

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1956*
    Date of exit: 13 January 1956
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1934-1935

    Home Office

  2. Secretary for Mines 1935-1939

  3. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1939-1943

  4. Postmaster-General 1942-1945

  5. Minister 1951-1952

    Health

  6. Lord Privy Seal 1952-1955

  7. Leader of the House of Commons 1951-1955

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Guards' Club

  3. Pratt's Club