Gordon Hewart

Mr Gordon Hewart

Rush ID: 4345

Details

Born:
7 January 1870
Died:
5 May 1943
Birth place:
Bury, Lancashire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
G. Hewart, of Bury
Notes:
Also held ministerial office after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1916
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4345
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334177
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HEWART, Gordon (1870-1943)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Hewart of Bury

    New hereditary

    1922

  2. 1st Viscount Hewart

    New hereditary

    1940

Constituencies

  1. Leicester East

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1922*
    Date of exit: 24 March 1922
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Leicester

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1913*
    Date of election: 27 June 1913
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Manchester North West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1912*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1919-1922

  2. Solicitor-General 1916-1919

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Manchester Grammar

  2. Bury GS

Marriages

  1. Riley, Sara Wood

    Year: 1892

  2. Stewart, Jean

    Year: 1934

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Eighty Club

  3. National Liberal Club

  4. Garrick Club