William Shelton

Mr William Jeremy Masefield Shelton

Rush ID: 5726

Details

Born:
30 October 1929
Died:
2 January 2003
Birth place:
Plymouth, Devon, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Advertising executive
Election occupation:
Company director (advertising)
Parentage:
Lieut-Colonel Richard Shelton
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 16/01/2003. Knighted between 1987 and 1992.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5726
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4910846
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHELTON, William (1929-2003)

Constituencies

  1. Streatham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Lambeth Streatham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Wandsworth Clapham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1981-1983

    Department of Education and Science

  2. PPS 1972-1974

    to Sir John Eden, as Minister of Posts and Telecommunications

  3. PPS 1975

    to Margaret Thatcher, as Leader of the Opposition

Higher education

  1. Worcester College

    Attended 1

    Graduated

  2. University of Texas at Austin

    Attended 2

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Radley

Marriages

  1. Warder, Anne Patricia

    Year: 1960

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. Greater London Council

    member

    1967-1970

    member for Wandsworth