William Joynson-Hicks

Mr William Joynson-Hicks

Rush ID: 4538

Details

Born:
23 June 1865
Died:
8 June 1932
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor
Parentage:
Henry Hicks, of Bromley, Kent
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1919.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1919
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4538
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q330604
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HICKS, William (1865-1932) **
  2. JOYNSON-HICKS, William (1865-1932)

Alternative names

  1. William (William) Hicks (a.k.a.)

    1865 - 1896

    name at birth; assumed surname Joynson-Hicks in 1896

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Brentford

    New hereditary

    1929

Constituencies

  1. Twickenham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1929*
    Date of exit: 5 July 1929
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Brentford

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: 23 March 1911
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Manchester North West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election: 24 April 1908
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Sunderland

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Sat 3rd Dec 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Manchester North West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Fri 12th Jan 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Manchester North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: Mon 1st Oct 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1922-1923

    Overseas Trade Department

  2. Postmaster-General 1923

  3. Paymaster-General 1923

  4. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1923

  5. Home Secretary 1924-1929

  6. Minister of Health 1923-1924

Schools

  1. Merchant Taylor's School

Marriages

  1. Joynson, Grace Lynn

    Year: 1895

Relationships

  1. Father of Lancelot Joynson-Hicks

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Bath Club

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Constitutional Club

  4. Royal Automobile Club