Edward Grigg

Lieut-Colonel Sir Edward William Macleay Grigg

Rush ID: 4180

Details

Born:
8 September 1879
Died:
1 December 1955
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4180
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5343190
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GRIGG, Lieut-Colonel Sir Edward (1879-1955)

Constituencies

  1. Altrincham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1933*
    Date of election: 14 June 1933
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Oldham

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1925*
    Date of exit: c. 1925*
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Liberal from 1923 General Election. Exit about May 1925 on appointment as Governor of Kenya.

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of War 1945

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1939-1940

    Min of Information

  3. Under-Secretary 1940-1942

    War

  4. Minister of State 1944-1945

    Middle East

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

Parties

  1. National Liberal member

    1922-1923

  2. Liberal Party member

    1924

  3. Conservative Party member

    1933-1945

Clubs

  1. Oxford and Cambridge Club

  2. Guards' Club

  3. Beefsteak Club