Rolf Williams

Sir Rolf Dudley Williams

Rush ID: 3795

Details

Born:
17 June 1908
Died:
8 October 1987
Birth place:
Plymouth, Devon, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Air Force officer
Election occupation:
Company director (engineering)
Parentage:
Arthur Williams, of Plymouth
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1964
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1964
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3795
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7360709
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DUDLEY-WILLIAMS, Rolf (1908-1987) **
  2. WILLIAMS, Sir Rolf (1908-1987)

Alternative names

  1. Rolf (Rolf) Dudley-Williams (a.k.a.)

    1964 - 1987

    surname assumed in 1964

Constituencies

  1. Exeter

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 25 October 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Brierley Hill

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Thu 23rd Feb 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1958-1964

    to Christopher Soames, as Secretary of State for War and Minister of Agriculture

Higher education

  1. RAF Cranwell

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Plymouth College

Marriages

  1. Robinson, Margaret Helen

    Year: 1940

    Notes: 2 sons

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Royal Air Force Club