Cranborne

Viscount Robert Arthur James Cranborne

Rush ID: 8206

Details

Born:
27 April 1893
Died:
23 February 1972
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8206
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333205
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CRANBORNE, Viscount (1893-1972)
  2. GASCOYNE-CECIL, Robert (1893-1972) **

Alternative names

  1. Robert (Robert Arthur James) Gascoyne-Cecil (family name)

    1893 - 1972

    family name; assumed title Viscount Cranborne on father's succession as Marquess of Salisbury in 1903

Peerages

  1. 5th Marquess of Salisbury

    Hereditary

    1947

  2. Baron Cecil of Essendon

    Hereditary

    1941

    Called to House of Lords using one of his father' lesser titles.

Constituencies

  1. Dorset Southern

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1941*
    Date of exit: 25 January 1941
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1935-1938

    Foreign Office

  2. Paymaster-General 1940-1944

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Cavendish, Elizabeth Vere

    Year: 1915

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Richard Cavendish

  2. Son of Cranborne

  3. Grandson of Robert Cecil

  4. Father of Cranborne

  5. Grandfather of Cranborne

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member