Rufus Isaacs

Mr Rufus Daniel Isaacs

Rush ID: 7675

Details

Born:
10 October 1860
Died:
30 December 1935
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
J.M. Isaacs of London
Notes:
Viceroy of India, 1921-1926. Later (as Marquess of Reading) served as Foreign Secretary, 1931
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1910
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
7675
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q336036
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ISAACS, Rufus (1860-1935)

Peerages

  1. Lord Isaacs

    Life (Law Lord)

    1913

  2. 1st Baron Reading

    New hereditary

    1914

  3. 1st Viscount Reading

    New hereditary

    1916

  4. 1st Earl of Reading

    New hereditary

    1917

  5. 1st Marquess of Reading

    New hereditary

    1926

Constituencies

  1. Reading

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1904*
    Date of election: 6 August 1904
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1913*
    Date of exit: c. 1913*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit October 1913; resigned on appointment as Lord Chief Justice of England.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Kensington North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1900-10-01 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1910

  2. Attorney-General 1910-1913

Higher education

  1. Unknown

    Graduated

    Brussels

  2. Aix-en-Provence

    Graduated

    Hanover

Schools

  1. University College School

Marriages

  1. Cohen, Alice

    Year: 1887

  2. Charnand, Stella

    Year: 1931

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Garrick Club

  3. Savage Club

  4. National Liberal Club