Leslie Wilson

Lieut-Colonel Leslie Orme Wilson

Rush ID: 8122

Details

Born:
1 August 1876
Died:
29 September 1955
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer (retired)
Parentage:
H. Wilson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Chief Whip/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8122
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1820832
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILSON, Lieut-Colonel Leslie (1876-1955)

Constituencies

  1. Portsmouth South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election: 13 December 1922
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1923*
    Date of exit: c. 1923*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit July 1923; resigned on appointment as Governor of Bombay.
  2. Reading

    Party: Co. Con.
    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. Con.
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Westminster St George's at 1922 General Election
  3. Reading

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1913*
    Date of election: 8 November 1913
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Reading

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Sat 3rd Dec 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Tower Hamlets Poplar

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: Sat 15th Jan 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1918

    to the War Cabinet

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1919-1921

    Ministry of Shipping

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1921-1922

    Treasury

  4. Chief Whip 1922-1923

    Chief Conservative Whip

Schools

  1. St Michael's School, Westgate

  2. St Pauls

Marriages

  1. Smith, Winifred

    Year: 1909

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Bath Club

  3. United Service Club