Thomas Inskip

Mr Thomas Walker Hobart Inskip

Rush ID: 4483

Details

Born:
5 March 1876
Died:
11 October 1947
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Naval intelligence officer
Parentage:
James Inskip, of Bristol
Notes:
Also held further ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage, 1939-1940..
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1922
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4483
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333019
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. INSKIP, Thomas (1876-1947)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Caldecote

    New hereditary

    1939

Constituencies

  1. Fareham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931*
    Date of election: 20 February 1931
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1939*
    Date of exit: 6 September 1939
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Elevated to Peerage on appointment as Lord Chancellor.
  2. Bristol Central

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Berwick-upon-Tweed

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 1910-01-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. Berwick-upon-Tweed

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 1906-01-12 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1922-1924

  2. Attorney-General 1928-1929

  3. Minister of Defence 1936-1939

    'Minister for Coordination of Defence'

  4. Secretary of State for the Dominions 1939

  5. Solicitor-General 1924-1928

  6. Solicitor-General 1931-1932

  7. Attorney-General 1932-1936

Higher education

  1. King's College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Clifton

Marriages

  1. Orr Ewing, Lady Augusta

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Hurlingham Club

  3. National Club