Edward Wakefield

Mr Edward Birkbeck Wakefield

Rush ID: 6106

Details

Born:
24 July 1903
Died:
14 January 1969
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Colonial administrator
Election occupation:
Colonial administrator
Parentage:
Roger William Wakefield, of Kendal, and Ethel May Knott
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1962.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1962
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6106
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5345769
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WAKEFIELD, Edward (1903-1969)

Constituencies

  1. Derbyshire West

    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: 1962*
    Date of exit: c. 1962*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit March 1962; resigned on appointment as High Commissioner for Malta.

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1954

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1956-1958

  3. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1958-1959

  4. Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household 1959-1960

  5. Treasurer of the Royal Household 1960-1962

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Haileybury

Marriages

  1. Thompson, Lalage

    Year: 1929

Relationships

  1. Brother of Wavell Wakefield

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Bath Club