Hugh Dalton

Mr Edward Hugh John Neale Dalton

Rush ID: 3678

Details

Born:
26 August 1887
Died:
13 February 1962
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister/lecturer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3678
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q26207
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DALTON, Hugh (1887-1962)

Constituencies

  1. Bishop Auckland

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1959
    Date of exit: 8 October 1959
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Camberwell Peckham

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Holland with Boston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Cardiff East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Thu 6th Dec 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Cambridge

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  4. Cambridge

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Wed 15th Nov 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1929-1931

    Foreign Office

  2. Minister 1940-1942

    EC Warfare

  3. President of the Board of Trade 1942-1945

  4. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1945-1947

  5. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1948-1950

  6. Minister 1950-1951

    Local Gov

  7. Minister 1951

    Town Planning

Higher education

  1. King's College

    Graduated

  2. London School of Economics and Political Science

    Graduated

  3. (College unknown)

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Hamilton-Fox, Ruth

Relationships

  1. Married to Florence Dalton

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. NEC member