Kingsley Wood

Sir Howard Kingsley Wood

Rush ID: 8009

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1881
Died:
21 September 1943
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor
Parentage:
Reverend Arthur Wood, Wesleyan minister
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1918
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8009
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2518614
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WOOD, Sir Kingsley (1881-1943)

Constituencies

  1. Woolwich West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1943*
    Date of exit: 21 September 1943
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1918-1922

    to Minister of Health

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1924-1929

    Ministry of Health

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1931

    Ministry of Education

  4. Postmaster-General 1931-1935

  5. Minister of Health 1935-1938

  6. Secretary of State for Air 1938-1940

  7. Lord Privy Seal 1940

  8. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1940-1943

Marriages

  1. Fawcett, Agnes

    Year: 1908

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Primrose League officer

    1938

    Grand Master

  2. National Union of Conservative Associations officer

    1930-1932

    Executive Committee

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1911-1918

    Woolwich

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club