Edward Shortt

Mr Edward Shortt

Rush ID: 5738

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1862
Died:
10 November 1935
Birth place:
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Judge / Judicial officer
Parentage:
Reverend Edward Shortt, of Woodhorn, Northumberland
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
5738
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5345322
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHORTT, Edward (1862-1935)

Constituencies

  1. Newcastle upon Tyne West

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Newcastle upon Tyne

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Newcastle upon Tyne

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1918-1919

  2. Home Secretary 1919-1922

Higher education

  1. University of Durham

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Durham School

Marriages

  1. Scott, Isabella

    Year: 1890

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club