Keith Joseph

Sir Keith Sinjohn Joseph

Rush ID: 4535

Details

Born:
17 January 1918
Died:
10 December 1994
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Jewish
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Sir Samuel Joseph, Bart
Notes:
Succeeded as Baronet in 1944.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1944
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4535
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333694
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. JOSEPH, Sir Keith (1918-1994)

Peerages

  1. Baron Joseph of Portsoken

    Life

    1987

Constituencies

  1. Leeds North East

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1956*
    Date of election: 9 February 1956
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Barons Court

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 1955-05-26 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of State 1961-1962

    Board of Trade

  2. Minister 1962-1964

    Welsh Office

  3. Minister of Housing 1962-1964

  4. Secretary of State for Social Services 1970-1974

  5. Secretary of State for Industry 1979-1981

  6. Secretary of State for Education 1981-

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Guggenheimer, Hellen Louise

    Year: 1951

    Notes: 1 son, 3 daughters. Divorced 1978

  2. Sherriff, Yolanda

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    City of London

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Marylebone Cricket Club