John Seely

Major-General John Edward Bernard Seely

Rush ID: 8073

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1868
Died:
7 November 1947
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Charles Seely MP and Emily Evans
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8073
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6105456
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SEELY, Major-General John (1868-1947)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Mottistone

    New hereditary

    1933

Constituencies

  1. Isle of Wight

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-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
  2. Ilkeston

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Ilkeston

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1910*
    Date of election: 7 March 1910
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  4. Liverpool Abercromby

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    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
  5. Isle of Wight

    Party: Ind. Con.
    Year of election: 1904*
    Date of election: 6 April 1904
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Ind. Con.
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Sat as Liberal from May 1904.
  6. Isle of Wight

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1900*
    Date of election: 23 May 1900
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1904*
    Date of exit: 22 March 1904
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Resigned on leaving Conservative Party and stood at resulting by-election.

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State 1908-1911

    Colonial Office

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1911-1912

    War Office

  3. Secretary of State for War 1912-1914

  4. Parliamentary Secretary 1918-1919

    Ministry of Munitions

  5. Under-Secretary of State 1919

    January-November 1919; Air Ministry

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Crichton, Emily Florence

    Year: 1895

  2. Nicholson, Hon. Evelyn Izmé

    Year: 1917

Relationships

  1. Son of Charles Seely

  2. Grandson of Charles Seely

  3. Uncle of Hugh Seely

  4. Brother of Charles Seely

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

    -1904

  2. Liberal Party member

    1904-

Political organisations

  1. League of Nations Union member

Local governments

  1. Isle of Wight County Council

    member

    Alderman

Clubs

  1. Marlborough Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. Brooks's Club

  4. Royal Yacht Squadron

  5. Athenaeum