David Renton

Mr David Lockhart-Mure Renton

Rush ID: 5551

Details

Born:
12 August 1908
Died:
24 May 2007
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Maurice Renton
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1964
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5551
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333685
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RENTON, David (1908- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Renton

    Baron Renton of Huntingdon

    Life

    1979

Constituencies

  1. Huntingdonshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1979
    Date of exit: 3 May 1979
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Huntingdonshire

    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    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: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Sat as Conservative from 1968.
  3. Huntingdonshire

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    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: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1955-1957

    Ministry of Fuel and Power

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1957-1958

    Ministry of Power

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1958-1961

    Home Office

  4. Minister of State 1961-1962

    Home Office

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Oundle

Marriages

  1. Duncan, Claire Cicely

    Year: 1947

    Notes: 3 daughters

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

  2. National Liberal member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Pratt's Club