Ernest Simon

Mr Ernest Emil Darwin Simon

Rush ID: 7876

Details

Born:
9 October 1879
Died:
3 October 1960
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Engineer
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Henry Simon, engineer, of Didsbury
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1932
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7876
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5393810
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SIMON, Ernest (1879-1960)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Simon of Wythenshawe

    New hereditary

    1947

Constituencies

  1. Manchester Withington

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting Penryn and Falmouth at 1931 General Election.
  2. Manchester Withington

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Combined English Universities

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1946*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Independent
    Notes:
  2. Penryn and Falmouth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Dundee

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  4. Manchester Withington

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1931

    September-November 1931; Ministry of Health

Higher education

  1. Pembroke College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Rugby

Marriages

  1. Potter, Shena Dorothy

    Year: 1912

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1946

  2. Labour Party member

    1946-

Local governments

  1. Manchester City Council

    member

    1911-1925

    Lord Mayor 1921-1922

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. Clarendon Club