Bonar Law

Mr Andrew Bonar Law

Rush ID: 7412

Details

Born:
16 September 1858
Died:
30 October 1923
Birth place:
Rexton, New Brunswick, Canada
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (metals)
Election occupation:
Company director (metals)
Parentage:
Reverend James Law, of New Brunswick, Canada, and Eliza Anne Kidston
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2,3

References

Rush ID:
7412
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q166663
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LAW, Bonar (1858-1923)

Constituencies

  1. Glasgow Central

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923*
    Date of exit: 30 October 1923
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Glasgow Central

    Party: Co. Con.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Con.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Bootle

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: 27 March 1911
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-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
  4. Camberwell Dulwich

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: 15 May 1906
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910²
    Date of exit: 3 December 1910
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Manchester North West at 1910² General Election.
  5. Glasgow Blackfriars and Hutchesontown

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Manchester North West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Sat 15th Jan 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1902-1905

    Board of Trade

  2. Leader of the Opposition 1911-1915

  3. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1915-1916

  4. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1916-1919

  5. Lord Privy Seal 1919-1921

  6. Prime Minister 1922-1923

    Resigned May 1923

  7. Leader of the House of Commons 1916-1921

Schools

  1. Glasgow High School

  2. (School name unknown)

    Notes: in Canada

Marriages

  1. Robley, Annie

    Year: 1891

Relationships

  1. Father of Richard Law

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

  2. Conservative Party leader

    1911-1921

  3. Conservative Party leader

    1922-1923

Political organisations

  1. Glasgow Iron Trade Association member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club