Hartley Shawcross

Mr Hartley William Shawcross

Rush ID: 5719

Details

Born:
4 February 1902
Died:
10 July 2003
Birth place:
Giessen, Germany
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Judge / Judicial officer
Parentage:
John Shawcross and his wife Hilda
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 11/07/2003.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1945
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5719
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334142
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHAWCROSS, Hartley (1902-2003)

Peerages

  1. Baron Shawcross

    Baron Shawcross of Friston

    Life

    1959

Constituencies

  1. St Helens

    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: 1958*
    Date of exit: c. 1958*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit April 1958.

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1945-1951

  2. President of the Board of Trade 1951

    April-October 1951

Schools

  1. Dulwich College

    Years: 1

  2. (School name unknown)

    Years: 2

    Notes: in Geneva

Marriages

  1. Shyvers, Alberta

    Year: 1924

    Notes: died by suicide

  2. Mather, Joan Winifred

    Year: 1944

    Notes: 2 sons, 1 daughter

  3. Huiskamp, Susanne Monique

    Year: 1997

Relationships

  1. Brother of Christopher Shawcross

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1958

  2. Social Democratic Party member

    1981-