David Eccles

Mr David McAdam Eccles

Rush ID: 3845

Details

Born:
18 September 1904
Died:
24 February 1999
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Civil servant
Election occupation:
Civil servant
Parentage:
William McAdam Eccles and Anna Anstie
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1953
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3845
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332914
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ECCLES, David (1904-1999)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Eccles

    New hereditary

    1962

  2. 1st Viscount Eccles

    New hereditary

    1964

Constituencies

  1. Chippenham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1943*
    Date of election: 24 August 1943
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1962*
    Date of exit: 1 August 1962
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of Works 1951-1954

  2. President of the Board of Trade 1957-1959

  3. Minister for Education 1954-1957

  4. Minister for Education 1959-1962

  5. Paymaster-General 1970-1973

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Dawson, Hon. Sybil Frances

    Year: 1929

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Royal Institute of International Affairs member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club