Archibald Sinclair

Sir Archibald Henry Macdonald Sinclair

Rush ID: 7750

Details

Born:
22 October 1890
Died:
15 June 1970
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Private secretary
Parentage:
Colonel Clarence G. Sinclair
Notes:
Succeeded as Baronet in 1912.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1912
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7750
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4786520
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SINCLAIR, Sir Archibald (1890-1970)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Thurso

    New hereditary

    1952

Constituencies

  1. Caithness and Sutherland

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Caithness and Sutherland

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Opposition/other party Whip 1930-1931

    Chief Liberal Whip

  2. Secretary of State for Scotland 1931-1932

  3. Secretary of State for Air 1940-1945

Higher education

  1. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Forbes, Marigold

    Year: 1918

Relationships

  1. Grandfather of John Thurso

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    Leader 1935-1945

Clubs

  1. Travellers' Club

  2. Brooks's Club

  3. Reform Club

  4. National Liberal Club

  5. Royal Automobile Club