David Maxwell Fyfe

Mr David Patrick Maxwell Fyfe

Rush ID: 4961

Details

Born:
29 May 1900
Died:
27 January 1967
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
W.T. Fyfe and Isabella Campbell
Notes:
Chief Prosecutor at Nuremberg 1945
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1942
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4961
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334337
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FYFE, David (1900-1967) **
  2. MAXWELL FYFE, David (1900-1967)

Alternative names

  1. David (David Patrick Maxwell) Fyfe (a.k.a.)

    1900

    alternative style

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Kilmuir

    New hereditary

    1954

  2. 1st Earl of Kilmuir

    New hereditary

    1962

Constituencies

  1. Liverpool West Derby

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1935*
    Date of election: 6 July 1935
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1954*
    Date of exit: 19 October 1954
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Wigan

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 1924-10-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1945

  2. Home Secretary 1951-1954

  3. Lord Chancellor 1954-1962

  4. Solicitor-General 1942-1945

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. George Watson's School, Edinburgh

Marriages

  1. Harrison, Sylvia

    Year: 1925

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. British Legion member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club