Murdoch Wood

Major Murdoch McKenzie Wood

Rush ID: 8145

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1881
Died:
11 October 1949
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Air Force officer
Parentage:
James Wood, of Cullen, Banffshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1932
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8145
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6938232
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WOOD, Major Murdoch (1881-1949)

Constituencies

  1. Banffshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire Central

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1919*
    Date of election: 16 April 1919
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Ayr District of Burghs

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 1918-12-14 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Opposition/other party Whip 1923-1924

  2. Assistant Whip 1931-1932

  3. Opposition/other party Whip 1932-1934

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

  2. London School of Economics and Political Science

    Degree MA

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Fordyce Academy, Banffshire

Marriages

  1. Davis, Muriel

    Year: 1924

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. National Liberal Club

  3. Scottish Liberal Club