Walter Rea

Mr Walter Russell Rea

Rush ID: 5526

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1873
Died:
26 May 1948
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Russell Rea MP and Elizabeth Russell
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1935
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1935
HighestOffice:
Chief Whip/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
5526
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7965930
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. REA, Walter (1873-1948)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Rea

    New hereditary

    1937

Constituencies

  1. Dewsbury

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Bradford North

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Scarborough

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    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: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Oldham at 1918 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Taunton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Bradford North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Nelson and Colne

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1920*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  4. Oldham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Junior Lord of Treasury 1915-1916

  2. Opposition/other party Whip 1924

    Liberal Whip

  3. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1931-1932

  4. Opposition/other party Whip 1931-1935

    Chief Liberal Whip

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

    Notes: at Liverpool

  2. University College School

  3. (School name unknown)

    Notes: abroad

Marriages

  1. Muirhead, Evelyn

    Year: 1896

  2. Ewing, Jemima

    Year: 1931

Relationships

  1. Son of Russell Rea

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Bath Club

  3. National Liberal Club