Fergus Montgomery

Mr William Fergus Montgomery

Rush ID: 5098

Details

Born:
25 November 1927
Died:
19 March 2013
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
School teacher
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
William Montgomery, of Hebburn
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1985
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5098
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5444193
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MONTGOMERY, Fergus (1927- )

Constituencies

  1. Altrincham and Sale

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election: 10 October 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Brierley Hill

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1967*
    Date of election: 27 April 1967
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Dudley West at 1974¹ General Election.
  3. Newcastle upon Tyne East

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dudley West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: Thu 28th Feb 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Consett

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1973-1974

    to Margaret Thatcher, as Secretary of State for Education and Science

  2. PPS 1975-1976

    to Margaret Thatcher, as Leader of the Opposition

Higher education

  1. University of Durham

    Graduated

    Bede College

Schools

  1. Jarrow Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Riddle, Joyce

    Year: 1971

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Young Conservatives officer

    Chairman 1957-1958

Local governments

  1. Hebburn Urban District Council

    member

    1950-1958