Alan Lennox-Boyd

Mr Alan Tindel Lennox-Boyd

Rush ID: 4701

Details

Born:
18 November 1904
Died:
8 March 1983
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Company director (brewing/distilling)
Election occupation:
Company director (brewing/distilling)
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4701
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4707145
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LENNOX-BOYD, Alan (1904-1983)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Boyd of Merton

    New hereditary

    1960

Constituencies

  1. Bedfordshire Mid

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1960*
    Date of exit: 8 September 1960
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Gower

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 1929-05-30 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1938-1939

    Min of Lab

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1939-1940

    Food

  3. Minister 1939

    Home Security

  4. Minister of Aircraft Production 1943-1945

  5. Minister of State 1951-1952

    Colonial Affairs

  6. Minister of Transport 1952-1955

  7. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1954-1959

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Sherbourne

Marriages

  1. Guinness, unknown

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to Iveagh

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Buck's Club

  3. Royal Yacht Squadron

  4. Pratt's Club