William Van Straubenzee

Mr William Radcliffe Van Straubenzee

Rush ID: 6075

Details

Born:
27 January 1924
Died:
2 November 1999
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Anglican
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor
Parentage:
Brigadier A.B. van Straubenzee, of Richmond, Surrey
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 08/11/1999. Knighted between 1979 and 1983.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6075
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8020928
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. STRAUBENZEE, William van (1924-1999) **
  2. VAN STRAUBENZEE, William (1924-1999)

Alternative names

  1. William van (William Radcliffe van) Straubenzee (a.k.a.)

    alternative style used in some references

Constituencies

  1. Wokingham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Wandsworth Clapham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1960-1962

    to Sir David Eccles, as Minister of Education

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1970-1972

    Department of Education and Science

  3. Minister of State 1972-1974

    Northern Ireland Office

Schools

  1. Westminster

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Federation of Conservative Students officer

    Hon. Secretary 1965-1971

Local governments

  1. Richmond-on-Thames Borough Council

    member

    1955-1958

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club