Edward Young

Mr Edward Hilton Young

Rush ID: 6352

Details

Born:
20 March 1879
Died:
11 July 1960
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Sir George Young, 3rd Bart
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
6352
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q9292296
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. YOUNG, Edward (1879-1960)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Kennet

    New hereditary

    1935

Constituencies

  1. Sevenoaks

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935*
    Date of exit: 9 July 1935
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Norwich

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Independent, then as Conservative from February 1926.
  3. Norwich

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated at 1923 General Election standing as Liberal.
  4. Norwich

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1915*
    Date of election: 6 February 1915
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Coalition Liberal from 1922.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Preston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Sat 3rd Dec 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Worcestershire Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: Sat 15th Jan 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1919

    to H.A.L. Fisher

  2. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1921-1922

  3. Secretary for Overseas Trade 1931

  4. Minister of Health 1931-1935

  5. Chief Whip 1922-1923

    Chief National Liberal Whip

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Scott, Kathleen

    Year: 1922

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1926

  2. Conservative Party member

    1926-

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Marlborough Club