Geoffrey De Freitas

Mr Geoffrey Stanley De Freitas

Rush ID: 3697

Details

Born:
7 April 1913
Died:
1982
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Sir Anthony de Freitas and Maud Short
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1961
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3697
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2545186
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DE FREITAS, Geoffrey (1913-1982)

Constituencies

  1. Kettering

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1979
    Date of exit: 3 May 1979
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Lincoln

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1961*
    Date of exit: c. 1961*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit 1961; resigned on appointment as British High Commissioner in Ghana.
  3. Nottingham Central

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1945-1946

  2. Under-Secretary 1946-1951

Higher education

  1. Clare College

    Graduated

  2. Yale

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Haileybury

Marriages

  1. Bell, Helen Graham

    Year: 1938

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society

Local governments

  1. Shoreditch Borough Council

    member

    1936-1939

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Garrick Club