Ernest Bennett

Mr Ernest Nathaniel Bennett

Rush ID: 7880

Details

Born:
12 December 1868
Died:
2 February 1947
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Ethnic minority:
No
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Canon George Bennett, of Rede, Suffolk
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1930
Highest Office:
Parliamentary Private Secretary
Who's Who volume:
3
Education level:
Graduate

References

Rush ID:
7880
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5393606
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set
They work for you ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BENNETT, Ernest (1868-1947)

Constituencies

  1. Cardiff Central

    Party: Nat. Lab.
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Nat. Lab.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as National for latter part of this service
  2. Cardiff Central

    Party: Labour
    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: Labour
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Nat. Lab. for latter part of this service
  3. Woodstock

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First Entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. St Pancras South West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Banbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Banbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  4. Westbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  5. Woodstock

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1909

    to Lord Strachie, as President of the Board of Agriculture

  2. Assistant Postmaster-General 1932-1935

Higher education

  1. Hertford College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Durham School

Marriages

  1. Kleinwort, Marguerite

    Year: 1915

Relationships

  1. Parent of Frederic Bennett

Parties

  1. Labour Party Member

    1916-1931

  2. National Labour Member

    1931-

  3. National Party Member

  4. Liberal Party Member

    -1916

Political organisations

  1. Anglo-German Fellowship Member

  2. National Peace Council Member

  3. Union of Democratic Control Member

  4. ILP Member

Clubs

  1. Bath Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. Flyfishers' Club