William Jowitt

Sir William Allen Jowitt

Rush ID: 4536

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1885
Died:
16 August 1957
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
3,4

References

Rush ID:
4536
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334418
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. JOWITT, Sir William (1885-1957)

Constituencies

  1. Ashton-under-Lyne

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1939*
    Date of election: 28 October 1939
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1945*
    Date of exit: 2 August 1945
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Preston

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929*
    Date of election: 31 July 1929
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Preston

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1929*
    Date of exit: 12 July 1929
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Resigned to contest by-election on joining Labour Party.
  4. Hartlepools, The

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1929-1932

  2. Solicitor-General 1940-1942

  3. Minister without Portfolio 1942-1944

  4. Paymaster-General 1942

  5. Minister of National Insurance 1944-1945

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Marlborough

Marriages

  1. McIntyre, unknown

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    1922-1929

  2. Labour Party member

    1929-1945

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Beefsteak Club

  3. Travellers' Club