Henry Willink

Mr Henry Urmstrong Willink

Rush ID: 6216

Details

Born:
7 March 1894
Died:
1 January 1973
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
William Edward Willink, architect, of Liverpool, and the daughter of Colonel H.B. Urmston
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1957.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1957
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6216
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7527226
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILLINK, Henry (1894-1973)

Constituencies

  1. Croydon North

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1940*
    Date of election: 19 June 1940
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1948*
    Date of exit: c. 1948*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit January 1948.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Ipswich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1938*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of Health 1943-1945

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Fletcher, Cynthia Frances

    Year: 1923

  2. Preston, Mrs Doris

    Year: 1964

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. United University Club