Edward du Cann

Mr Edward Dillon Lott du Cann

Rush ID: 3784

Details

Born:
28 May 1924
Died:
31 August 2017
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
C.G.L. du Cann, barrister
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3784
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5346052
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DU CANN, Edward (1924- )

Constituencies

  1. Taunton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1956*
    Date of election: 14 February 1956
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Barrow-in-Furness

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Walthamstow West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Thu 25th Oct 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Economic Secretary to the Treasury 1962-1963

  2. Minister of State 1963-1964

    Board of Trade

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Degree MA Law

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Woodbridge School

Marriages

  1. Murchie, Sallie Innes

    Year: 1962

    Notes: 1 son, 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

    Chairman 1965-1967

Political organisations

  1. 1922 Committee officer

    Chairman 1972-

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Pratt's Club

  3. Somerset County Club