Hastings Lees-Smith

Mr Hastings Bertrand Lees-Smith

Rush ID: 4682

Details

Born:
26 January 1878
Died:
18 December 1941
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Election occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4682
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6305458
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEES-SMITH, Hastings (1878-1941)

Constituencies

  1. Keighley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1941*
    Date of exit: 18 December 1941
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Keighley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Keighley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Northampton

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Keighley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: Tue 27th Oct 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Keighley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Thu 6th Dec 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Don Valley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Sat 14th Dec 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Postmaster-General 1929-1931

  2. President of the Board of Education 1931

Higher education

  1. RMA Woolwich

    Graduated

  2. Queens College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Aldenham School

Marriages

  1. Holman, unknown

    Year: 1915

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    1910-1922

  2. Labour Party member

    1922-1941

Political organisations

  1. ILP sponsored by

    1922-1931

  2. ILP member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum