John Anderson

Sir John Anderson

Rush ID: 6410

Details

Born:
8 July 1882
Died:
4 January 1958
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Civil servant
Election occupation:
Colonial administrator
Parentage:
David Anderson, of Westland House, Midlothian
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1919
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6410
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333289
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ANDERSON, Sir John (1882-1958)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Waverley

    New hereditary

    1952

Constituencies

  1. Combined Scottish Universities

    Party: National
    Year of election: 1938*
    Date of election: 25 February 1938
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: National
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord Privy Seal 1938-1939

  2. Home Secretary 1939-1940

  3. Lord President of the Council 1940-1943

  4. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1943-1945

  5. Minister of Home Security 1939-1940

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

  2. University of Leipzig

    Graduated

Schools

  1. George Watson's School, Edinburgh

Marriages

  1. Mackenzie, Christina

    Year: 1907

  2. Wigram, Ava

    Year: 1941

Parties

  1. National Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Brooks's Club