John Colville

Mr David John Colville

Rush ID: 7827

Details

Born:
13 February 1894
Died:
31 October 1954
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Company director (metals)
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
arist conn by marriage
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7827
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6226788
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COLVILLE, John (1894-1954)

Peerages

  1. Baron Clydesmuir

    1st Baron Clydesmuir

    New hereditary

    1947

Constituencies

  1. Midlothian and Peeblesshire Northern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1943*
    Date of exit: 14 January 1943
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Governor of Bombay.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Midlothian

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Motherwell

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Wed 15th Nov 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1931-1935

    Overseas trade

  2. Under-Secretary 1935-1936

  3. Financial Secretary 1936-1938

  4. Secretary of State for Scotland 1938-1940

Higher education

  1. (College unknown)

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Charterhouse

Marriages

  1. Bilsland, unknown

Relationships

  1. Son of John Colville

  2. Indirect relative of (RELATIVE NOT YET IN DATABASE)

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club