Peter Smithers

Lieut-Commander Peter Henry Berry Otway Smithers

Rush ID: 5782

Details

Born:
9 December 1913
Died:
8 June 2006
Birth place:
Yorkshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Diplomatic service
Parentage:
Lieut-Colonel H.O. Smithers, of Itchen Stoke House, Hampshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1970
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5782
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7177008
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITHERS, Lieut-Commander Peter (1913- )

Constituencies

  1. Winchester

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1964*
    Date of exit: 9 March 1964
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Secretary-General of Council of Europe

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1952-1955

    to Henry Hopkinson, as Minister of State for the Colonies

  2. PPS 1956-1959

    to Alan Lennox-Boyd, as Secretary of State for the Colonies

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1962-1964

    Foreign Office

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Graduated

  2. Magdalen College

    Degree D.Phil History

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Sayman, Dojean

    Year: 1943

    Notes: 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. Winchester Rural District Council

    member

    1946-1949