David Gibson-Watt

Mr James David Gibson-Watt

Rush ID: 4088

Details

Born:
11 September 1918
Died:
7 February 2002
Birth place:
Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Farmer
Election occupation:
Farmer
Parentage:
Major James Miller Gibson-Watt
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 04/04/2002.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4088
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5234119
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GIBSON-WATT, David (1918-2002)

Peerages

  1. Baron Gibson-Watt

    Life

    1979

Constituencies

  1. Hereford

    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: 1974²
    Date of exit: 10 October 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Breconshire and Radnorshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 1951-10-25 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Breconshire and Radnorshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 1950-02-23 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1959-1961

  2. PPS 1962-1964

    to Reginald Maudling, as Chancellor of the Exchequer

  3. Minister of State 1970-1974

    Welsh Office

  4. Assistant Whip 1957-1959

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Degree BA History

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Hambro, Diana

    Year: 1942

    Notes: 3 sons, 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. Radnorshire County Council

    member

    1946-

Clubs

  1. Boodle's Club