Robin Turton

Mr Robert Hugh Turton

Rush ID: 6057

Details

Born:
8 August 1903
Died:
17 January 1994
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Major R.B. Turton
Notes:
Succeeded his uncle as MP in 1929.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1971
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6057
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7352835
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TURTON, Robin (1903-1994)

Peerages

  1. Baron Tranmire

    Life

    1974

Constituencies

  1. Thirsk and Malton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974ยน
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Father of the House of Commons 1965-1974

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1951-1953

    Ministry of National Insurance

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1953-1954

    Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance

  4. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1954-1955

    Foreign Office

  5. Minister of Health 1955-1957

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Scott, Ruby Christian

    Year: 1928

Relationships

  1. Nephew of Edmund Turton

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member