James Craig

Lieut-Colonel James Craig

Rush ID: 6480

Details

Born:
8 January 1871
Died:
24 November 1940
Birth place:
Belfast, Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Naval architect
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1918
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
2,3

References

Rush ID:
6480
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q336809
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CRAIG, Lieut-Colonel James (1871-1940)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Craigavon

    New hereditary

    1927

Constituencies

  1. Down Mid

    Party: Unionist
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1921*
    Date of exit: c. 1921*
    Party: Unionist
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Down East

    Party: Unionist
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Unionist
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Fermanagh North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1902*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Unionist
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Treasurer of the Royal Household 1916-1918

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1919-1920

    Pensions

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1920-1921

    Admiralty

Other parliaments

  1. Northern Ireland Assembly

    member

    1921-1940

    President 1922-1925

Schools

  1. Merchiston Castle

Marriages

  1. Tapper, unknown

Parties

  1. Unionist member

Clubs

  1. Constitutional Club

  2. Carlton Club