John Colville

Mr David John Colville

Rush ID: 7827

Details

Born:
13 February 1894
Died:
31 October 1954
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Ethnic minority:
No
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Company director (metals)
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
arist conn by marriage
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Cabinet Minister
Who's Who volume:
3
Education level:
Graduate

References

Rush ID:
7827
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6226788
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
2764
They work for you 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. Unknown (Cambridge)

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Charterhouse

Marriages

  1. Bilsland, unknown

Relationships

  1. Child of John Colville

Parties

  1. Conservative Party Member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club