Auckland Geddes

Sir Auckland Campbell Geddes

Rush ID: 4078

Details

Born:
21 June 1879
Died:
8 January 1954
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Medical practitioner
Election occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Parentage:
Auckland Geddes, of Edinburgh, and Christina Helen Anderson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1917
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4078
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q337671
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GEDDES, Sir Auckland (1879-1954)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Geddes

    New hereditary

    1942

Constituencies

  1. Basingstoke

    Party: Co. Con.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1920*
    Date of exit: 15 March 1920
    Party: Co. Con.
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Ambassador to the U.S.A.
  2. Basingstoke

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1917*
    Date of election: 25 October 1917
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of National Service 1917-1919

  2. President of the Board of Local Government 1918-1919

  3. Minister of National Service and Reconstruction 1919

    January-May 1919

  4. President of the Board of Trade 1919-1920

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. George Watson's School, Edinburgh

Marriages

  1. Ross, Isabella Gamble

    Year: 1906

Relationships

  1. Brother of Eric Geddes

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Union Club