Christopher Addison

Dr Christopher Addison

Rush ID: 55

Details

Born:
19 June 1869
Died:
11 December 1951
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Medical practitioner
Election occupation:
Medical practitioner
Parentage:
Robert and Susan Addison
Notes:
Held further ministerial posts after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
55
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334088
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ADDISON, Dr Christopher (1869-1951)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Addison

    New hereditary

    1937

  2. 1st Viscount Addison

    New hereditary

    1945

Constituencies

  1. Swindon

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1934*
    Date of election: 25 October 1934
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Swindon

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    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: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Shoreditch

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Shoreditch Hoxton

    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: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hammersmith South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of Agriculture 1930-1931

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1929-1930

    Ministry of Agriculture

  3. Minister without Portfolio 1921

    April-July 1921

  4. Minister of Health 1919-1921

  5. Minister of Reconstruction 1917-1919

  6. Parliamentary Secretary 1915-1916

    Ministry of Munitions

  7. Parliamentary Secretary 1914-1915

    Board of Education

  8. Minister of Munitions 1916-1917

  9. President of the Board of Local Government 1919

    January-June 1919

Higher education

  1. St Bartholomew's Hospital, London

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Trinity College Harrogate

Marriages

  1. Gray, Isobel

    Year: 1902

  2. Low, Dorothy

    Year: 1937

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    1910-1922

  2. Labour Party member

    1922-

Clubs

  1. Reform Club