Richard Sharples

Mr Richard Christopher Sharples

Rush ID: 5718

Details

Born:
6 August 1916
Died:
10 March 1973
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Political party administrator
Parentage:
Richard William Sharples
Notes:
Assassinated in Bermuda, 1973.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5718
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7328987
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHARPLES, Richard (1916-1973)

Constituencies

  1. Sutton and Cheam

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1954*
    Date of election: 4 November 1954
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1972*
    Date of exit: c. 1972*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit October 1972; resigned on appointment as Governor of Bermuda.

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1955-1956

    to Anthony Nutting, as Minister of State at the Foreign Office

  2. PPS 1957-1959

    to R.A. Butler, as Home Secretary and Lord Privy Seal

  3. Assistant Whip 1959-1960

  4. Parliamentary Secretary 1961-1962

    Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance

  5. Parliamentary Secretary 1962-1964

    Ministry of Public Building and Works

  6. Minister of State 1970-1972

    Home Office

Higher education

  1. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Newall, Pamela

    Year: 1946

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

    Vice-Chairman 1967-1970

Clubs

  1. Turf Club

  2. Pratt's Club

  3. Carlton Club