Albert Alexander

Mr Albert Victor Alexander

Rush ID: 6388

Details

Born:
1 May 1885
Died:
11 January 1965
Birth place:
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Baptist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Office worker
Election occupation:
Local government officer
Parentage:
Albert Alexander, artisan engineer
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6388
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q964833
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ALEXANDER, Albert (1885-1965)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Alexander of Hillsborough

    New hereditary

    1950

  2. 1st Earl Alexander of Hillsborough

    New hereditary

    1963

Constituencies

  1. Sheffield Hillsborough

    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1950*
    Date of exit: 27 January 1950
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: Co-op
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Seat vacant at Dissolution of Parliament in 1950.
  2. Sheffield Hillsborough

    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: Co-op
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. First Lord of the Admiralty 1929-1931

  2. Minister of Defence 1946-1950

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1924

    Board of Trade

  4. First Lord of the Admiralty 1940-1946

  5. Minister without Portfolio 1946

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Chapple, Esther Ellen

    Year: 1908

Parties

  1. Labour and Co-operative member

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

    worker 1920-

Trade unions

  1. National Association of Local Government Officers member

    now UNISON