Colin Thornton-Kemsley

Mr Colin Norman Thornton-Kemsley

Rush ID: 5979

Details

Born:
2 September 1903
Died:
17 July 1977
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Surveyor
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Norman Kemsley, of Woodford Green, Essex
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1958
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5979
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5145619
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. KEMSLEY, Colin (1903-1977) **
  2. THORNTON-KEMSLEY, Colin (1903-1977)

Alternative names

  1. Colin (Colin Norman) Kemsley (a.k.a.)

    1903 - 1930

    name at birth; added wife's surname Thornton on marriage in 1930

Constituencies

  1. North Angus and Mearns

    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Kincardine and Western

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1939*
    Date of election: 30 March 1939
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Wadham College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Chigwell School

Marriages

  1. Thornton, Alice Helen

    Year: 1930

Parties

  1. National Liberal and Conservative member

    Chairman 1961-1964

  2. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Caledonian Club

  2. Scottish Conservative Club, Edinburgh