Dennis Vosper

Mr Dennis Forwood Vosper

Rush ID: 6096

Details

Born:
2 January 1916
Died:
20 January 1968
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Gerald Linn Vosper, of Heswall, Cheshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6096
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5259036
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. VOSPER, Dennis (1916-1968)

Peerages

  1. Baron Runcorn

    Life

    1964

Constituencies

  1. Runcorn

    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: c. 1964*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit March 1964

Ministerial offices

  1. Opposition/other party Whip 1950

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1951-1954

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1954-1957

    Ministry of Education

  4. Minister of Health 1957

    January-September 1957; resigned through ill health

  5. Under-Secretary of State 1959-1960

    Home Office

  6. Minister of State 1960-1961

    Home Office

  7. Secretary for Technical Cooperation 1961-1963

Higher education

  1. Pembroke College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Marlborough

Marriages

  1. Ashford, Margaret

    Year: 1940

    Notes: Divorced 1966

  2. Graham, Helen Norah

    Year: 1966

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member