Turnour

Viscount Edward Turnour

Rush ID: 6398

Details

Born:
4 April 1883
Died:
26 August 1962
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
5th Earl Winterton and Lady Georgiana Hamilton, daughter of 1st Duke of Abercorn
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3,4

References

Rush ID:
6398
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333382
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TURNOUR, Viscount (1883-1962)
  2. TURNOUR, Edward (1883-1962) **
  3. WINTERTON, Earl (1883-1962) **

Alternative names

  1. Edward (Edward) Turnour (family name)

    1883 - 1962

    family name; assumed title Viscount Turnour at unknown date

  2. Earl Winterton (title)

    1907 - 1962

    Irish peerage title inherited from his father in 1907

Peerages

  1. 6th Earl Winterton

    Hereditary

    1907

    Irish Peerage, so remained in House of Commons

  2. 1st Baron Turnour

    New hereditary

    1952

Constituencies

  1. Horsham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1951
    Date of exit: 25 October 1951
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Horsham and Worthing

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Horsham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1904*
    Date of election: 11 November 1904
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Father of the House of Commons 1945-1951

  2. Under-Secretary of State for India 1922-1924

  3. Under-Secretary of State for India 1924-1929

  4. PPS 1903-1905

    to George Pretyman, as Financial Secretary to the Admiralty

  5. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1937-1939

  6. Secretary of State for Air 1938

  7. Paymaster-General 1939

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Wilson, Hon. Cecilia Monica

    Year: 1924

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Turf Club

  3. Beefsteak Club