Worthington Evans

Mr Worthington Laming Evans

Rush ID: 6260

Details

Born:
23 August 1868
Died:
14 February 1931
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor
Parentage:
Worthington Evans and Susannah Laming
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1916
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1916
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
6260
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7528241
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. EVANS, Worthington (1868-1931)
  2. WORTHINGTON-EVANS, Worthington (1868-1931) **

Alternative names

  1. Worthington (Worthington Laming) Worthington-Evans (a.k.a.)

    1916 - 1931

    alternative surname assumed in 1916

Constituencies

  1. Westminster St George's

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1931*
    Date of exit: 14 February 1931
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Colchester

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Colchester

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 1906-01-12 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1915-1916

    to H.W. Forster, as Financial Secretary to the War Office

  2. Controller of Foreign Trade Department 1916

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1916-1918

    Ministry of Munitions

  4. Financial Secretary 1916-1918

    Ministry of Munitions

  5. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1918-1919

    Foreign Office

  6. Minister of Pensions 1919-1920

  7. Minister without Portfolio 1920-1921

  8. Secretary of State for War 1921-1922

  9. Secretary of State for War 1924-1929

  10. Postmaster-General 1923-1924

Schools

  1. Eastbourne College

  2. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Hale, Gertrude

    Year: 1898

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. City Carlton

  3. 1900

  4. United Club

  5. Junior Carlton Club