Wolmer

Viscount Roundell Cecil Wolmer

Rush ID: 6380

Details

Born:
15 April 1887
Died:
3 September 1971
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Viscount Wolmer MP (2nd Earl of Selborne) and Lady Beatrix Maud Gascoyne-Cecil
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
6380
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q3443398
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. PALMER, Roundell (1887-1971) **
  2. WOLMER, Viscount (1887-1971)

Alternative names

  1. Roundell (Roundell Cecil) Palmer (family name)

    1887 - 1971

    family name; assumed title Viscount Wolmer on father's succession as Earl of Selborne in 1895

Peerages

  1. 3rd Earl of Selborne

    Hereditary

    1942

Constituencies

  1. Aldershot

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1940*
    Date of exit: 11 November 1940
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Newton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Newton

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

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1916-1918

    to Lord Robert Cecil, as Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1922-1924

    Board of Trade

  3. Assistant Postmaster-General 1924-1929

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Ridley, Hon. Grace

    Year: 1910

  2. de Tomkahaza et Folkusfalva, Valerie Irene de Thomka

    Year: 1966

Relationships

  1. Son of Wolmer

  2. Grandson of Roundell Palmer

  3. Grandson of Robert Cecil

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Church Army officer

    1949-1961

    President

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club