Julian Ridsdale

Mr Julian Errington Ridsdale

Rush ID: 5578

Details

Born:
8 June 1915
Died:
22 July 2004
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Julian Ridsdale
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 27/07/2004. Knighted between 1979 and 1983.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5578
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6307504
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RIDSDALE, Julian (1915-2004)

Constituencies

  1. Harwich

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Harwich

    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Year of election: 1954*
    Date of election: 11 February 1954
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    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: None known
    Notes: Sat as Conservative for latter part of 1966-1970 Parliament.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Paddington North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1957-1958

    to John Profumo, as Under-Secretary of State for Colonial Affairs

  2. PPS 1958-1960

    to John Profumo, as Minister of State at the Foreign Office

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1962-1964

    Air Ministry

  4. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1964

    April-October 1964; Ministry of Defence, Minister for Royal Air Force

Higher education

  1. School of Oriental and African Studies

    Attended 2

    Did not graduate

  2. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

    Attended 1

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Tonbridge

Marriages

  1. Bennett, Patricia

    Year: 1942

    Notes: 1 daughter

Relationships

  1. Nephew of Stanley Baldwin

  2. Nephew of Aurelian Ridsdale

  3. Cousin of Oliver Baldwin

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

  2. National Liberal and Conservative member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Marylebone Cricket Club

  3. Hurlingham Club