Geoffrey Shakespeare

Mr Geoffrey Hithersay Shakespeare

Rush ID: 5714

Details

Born:
23 September 1893
Died:
8 September 1980
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Private secretary
Parentage:
Reverend J.H. Shakespeare, Secretary of Baptist Union, and Amy Goodman
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1942.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1942
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
5714
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5534892
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHAKESPEARE, Geoffrey (1893-1980)

Constituencies

  1. Norwich

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Norwich

    Party: Liberal
    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: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Wellingborough

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated standing as Liberal.

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1931

    August-October 1931; to J. Pybus, as Minister of Transport

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1931-1932

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1932-1936

    Ministry of Health

  4. Parliamentary Secretary 1936-1937

    Board of Education

  5. Parliamentary and Financial Secretary 1937-1940

    Admiralty

  6. Parliamentary Secretary 1940

    April-May 1940; Department of Overseas Trade

  7. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1940-1942

    for the Dominions

Higher education

  1. Emmanuel College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Highgate School

Marriages

  1. Fisher, AimeƩ

    Year: 1926

  2. Hare, Elizabeth

    Year: 1952

Parties

  1. National Liberal member

    -1923

  2. Liberal Party member

    1923-1931

  3. National Liberal member

    1931-