Eric Geddes

Sir Eric Campbell Geddes

Rush ID: 4079

Details

Born:
26 September 1875
Died:
22 June 1937
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (railways)
Election occupation:
Company director (railways)
Parentage:
Auckland Geddes, of Edinburgh, and Christina Helen Anderson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1916
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4079
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q959198
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GEDDES, Sir Eric (1875-1937)

Constituencies

  1. Cambridge

    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: 1922*
    Date of exit: 23 February 1922
    Party: Co. Con.
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Cambridge

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1917*
    Date of election: 25 July 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. First Lord of the Admiralty 1917-1918

  2. Minister without Portfolio 1919

    January- May 1919

  3. Minister of Transport 1919-1921

    First holder of this office

Schools

  1. Merchiston Castle

  2. Oxford Military College

Marriages

  1. Stokes, Gwendolen

    Year: 1900

    Notes: 3 sons

Relationships

  1. Brother of Auckland Geddes

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Marlborough Club

  2. Union Club

  3. Caledonian Club

  4. Windham Club