Rhys Williams

Colonel Sir Rhys Williams

Rush ID: 8182

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1865
Died:
29 January 1955
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Gwilym Williams, County Court judge
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1918.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1918
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8182
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7321835
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RHYS-WILLIAMS, Rhys (1865-1955) **
  2. WILLIAMS, Colonel Sir Rhys (1865-1955)

Alternative names

  1. Rhys (Rhys) Rhys-Williams (a.k.a.)

    1938 - 1955

    alternative surname assumed in 1938

Constituencies

  1. Banbury

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1918*
    Date of election: 24 September 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Banbury

    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: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Pontypridd at 1922 General Election (as National Liberal).

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Pontypridd

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Wed 15th Nov 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1918-1919

    Ministry of Transport

Higher education

  1. Oriel College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Glyn, Juliet

    Year: 1921

Relationships

  1. Father of Brandon Rhys Williams

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

  2. National Liberal member

  3. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. White's Club

  3. Guards' Club