George Tryon

Mr George Clement Tryon

Rush ID: 6043

Details

Born:
15 May 1871
Died:
24 November 1940
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer (retired)
Parentage:
Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon and Hon. Clementina Charlotte Heathcote
Notes:
Held further ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage in 1940.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
6043
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5545334
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TRYON, George (1871-1940)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Tryon

    New hereditary

    1940

Constituencies

  1. Brighton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1940*
    Date of exit: 18 April 1940
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Brighton

    Party: Co. Con.
    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. Con.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Brighton

    Party: Conservative
    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: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Brighton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary for Air 1919-1920

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1920-1922

    Ministry of Pensions

  3. Minister of Pensions 1922-1924

  4. Minister of Pensions 1924-1929

  5. Minister of Pensions 1931-1935

  6. Postmaster-General 1935-1940

Higher education

  1. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Vivian, Hon. Averil

    Year: 1905

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to Henry Vivian

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member