Josiah Wedgwood

Colonel Josiah Clement Wedgwood

Rush ID: 6157

Details

Born:
16 March 1872
Died:
26 July 1943
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Naval architect
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Clement F. Wedgwood
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
6157
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2912529
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WEDGWOOD, Colonel Josiah (1872-1943)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Wedgwood

    New hereditary

    1942

Constituencies

  1. Newcastle-under-Lyme

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1942*
    Date of exit: 21 January 1942
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Newcastle-under-Lyme

    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Sat as Labour for latter part of this service.
  3. Newcastle-under-Lyme

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  4. Newcastle-under-Lyme

    Party: Ind. Lib.
    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: Ind. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Sat as Labour from May 1919.
  5. Newcastle-under-Lyme

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1924

Higher education

  1. RNC Greenwich

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Clifton

Marriages

  1. Bowen, Ethel

    Year: 1894

    Notes: divorced 1919

  2. Willett, Florence

    Year: 1919

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1919

  2. Labour Party member

    1919-1943

Political organisations

  1. English League for the Taxation of Land Values officer

    President

Local governments

  1. Staffordshire County Council

    member

    1910-1918

  2. Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

    Mayor

    1930-1932