David Rees-Williams

Lieut-Colonel David Rees Rees-Williams

Rush ID: 5543

Details

Born:
22 November 1903
Died:
30 August 1976
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
W. Rees-Williams
Notes:
Held further ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5543
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5238956
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. REES-WILLIAMS, Lieut-Colonel David (1903-1976)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Ogmore

    New hereditary

    1950

Constituencies

  1. Croydon South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting Croydon West at 1950 General Election

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Croydon West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1947-1950

    Colonial Office

Higher education

  1. University of Wales (location unknown)

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Mill Hill School

Marriages

  1. Wills, Constance

    Year: 1930

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1959

  2. Liberal Party member

    1959-

Political organisations

  1. UNA member

  2. Haldane Society member

  3. Fabian Society member