Arthur Benn

Sir Arthur Shirley Benn

Rush ID: 7766

Details

Born:
20 December 1858
Died:
13 June 1937
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Reverend J.W. Benn and the daughter of Christopher Hamilton
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7766
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4800278
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BENN, Sir Arthur (1858-1937)

Constituencies

  1. Sheffield Park

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1938
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Plymouth Drake

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Plymouth

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Battersea and Clapham, Battersea

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Fri 12th Jan 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Battersea and Clapham, Battersea

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: Mon 1st Oct 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. London School of Medicine

    Graduated

  2. Council for Legal Education, London

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Clifton

Marriages

  1. Luling, unknown

Relationships

  1. Brother of Ion Benn

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Tribune officer

    President of British Chamber 1921-1922

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1907-1911

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Constitutional Club