Godfrey Collins

Mr Godfrey Pattison Collins

Rush ID: 7958

Details

Born:
26 June 1875
Died:
13 October 1936
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Naval officer
Election occupation:
Company director (newspapers/publishing)
Parentage:
A.G. Collins, publisher, of Glasgow.
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1919
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7958
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5576408
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COLLINS, Godfrey (1875-1936)

Constituencies

  1. Greenock

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1936*
    Date of exit: 13 October 1936
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Greenock

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Sat as Co. Lib. between 1919 and February 1920

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for Scotland 1932-1936

  2. Chief Whip 1924-1926

    Chief Liberal Whip

  3. Junior Lord of Treasury 1919-1920

  4. PPS 1910-1914

    to Colonel Seely, as Secretary for War

  5. PPS 1915-1916

    to John Gulland, as Chief Liberal Whip

Higher education

  1. HMS Britannia

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Temple Grove, East Sheen

Marriages

  1. Henderson, Faith

    Year: 1900

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1931

  2. National Liberal member

    1931-1936

Clubs

  1. Ranelagh Club

  2. Reform Club