Philip Noel-Baker

Mr Philip John Noel-Baker

Rush ID: 5219

Details

Born:
1 November 1889
Died:
8 October 1982
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Election occupation:
League of Nations official
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1959.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5219
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q211856
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BAKER, Philip (1889-1982) **
  2. NOEL-BAKER, Philip (1889-1982)

Alternative names

  1. Philip (Philip John) Baker (a.k.a.)

    1889 - 1923

    name at birth; assumed wife's unmarried surname Noel as additional surname in 1923

Peerages

  1. Baron Noel-Baker of the City of Derby

    Life

    1977

Constituencies

  1. Derby South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Derby

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1936*
    Date of election: 9 July 1936
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Coventry

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Coventry

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: Thu 14th Nov 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Coventry

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

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: Wed 29th Oct 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1929-1931

    to Arthur Henderson, as Foreign Secretary

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1942-1945

    Ministry of War Transport

  3. Minister of State 1945-1946

    Foreign Office

  4. Secretary of State for Air 1946-1947

  5. Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations 1947-1950

  6. Minister of Fuel and Power 1950-1951

Higher education

  1. King's College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Bootham

Marriages

  1. Noel, Irene

    Year: 1915

    Notes: 1 son

Relationships

  1. Father of Francis Noel-Baker

  2. Son of Allen Baker

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society