William Ormsby-Gore

Mr William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore

Rush ID: 8335

Details

Born:
11 April 1885
Died:
14 February 1964
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
George Ormsby-Gore MP (3rd Baron Harlech) and Lady Emily Charlotte Seymour
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8335
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2908365
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ORMSBY-GORE, William (1885-1964)

Peerages

  1. 4th Baron Harlech

    Hereditary

    1938

Constituencies

  1. Stafford

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1938*
    Date of exit: 8 May 1938
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Stafford

    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: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Denbigh District of Boroughs

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Secretary 1917-1918

    War Cabinet

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1922-1924

    Colonial Office

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1924-1929

    Colonial Office

  4. Postmaster-General 1931

    August-November 1931

  5. First Commissioner of Works 1931-1936

  6. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1936-1938

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Gascoyne-Cecil, Lady Beatrice

    Year: 1913

Relationships

  1. Son of George Ormsby-Gore

  2. Nephew of Seymour Ormsby-Gore

  3. Father of William Ormsby-Gore

  4. Related by marriage to Cranborne

  5. Grandson of William Ormsby-Gore

  6. Indirect relative of John Ormsby-Gore

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Brooks's Club

  3. Burlington Fine Arts