John Leigh

Sir John Leigh

Rush ID: 8062

Details

Born:
3 August 1884
Died:
28 July 1959
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Newspaper proprietor
Election occupation:
Newspaper proprietor
Parentage:
John Leigh, of Brooklands, Cheshire
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1918.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1918
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8062
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7527884
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEIGH, Sir John (1884-1959)

Constituencies

  1. Wandsworth Clapham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election: 1 May 1922
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Manchester Grammar

Marriages

  1. New, Norah

    Year: 1908

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Bachelors' Club

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Royal Automobile Club