Winston Churchill

Mr Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Rush ID: 8363

Details

Born:
30 November 1874
Died:
24 January 1965
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Anglican
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army (other ranks)
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Knight of the Garter, 1953.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1953
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3,4

References

Rush ID:
8363
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8016
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CHURCHILL, Winston (1874-1965)

Constituencies

  1. Woodford

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Epping

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Stood as Constitutionalist but took Conservative whip.
  3. Dundee

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election: 9 May 1908
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Manchester North West

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1908
    Date of exit: 24 April 1908
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated at by-election (resigned and stood again on appointment as President of Board of Trade)
  5. Oldham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Liberal from 1904

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Westminster Abbey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Constitutionalist
    Notes:
  2. Leicester West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Thu 6th Dec 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Oldham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1899*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Prime Minister 1951-1955

  2. Under-Secretary 1906-1908

    Colonial Office

  3. President of the Board of Trade 1908-1910

  4. Home Secretary 1910-1911

  5. First Lord of the Admiralty 1911-1915

    Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster 1915

  6. Minister 1917

    Munitions

  7. Secretary of State 1919-1921

    War;Air and Colonies 1921-1922 also Chancellor of Exchequer 1924-1929

  8. Prime Minister 1940-1945

  9. Father of the House of Commons 1959-1964

Higher education

  1. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Hozier, Clementine

    Year: 1908

Relationships

  1. Son of Randolph Churchill

  2. Grandfather of Winston Churchill

  3. Father of Randolph Churchill

  4. Grandfather of Nicholas Soames

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

    1899-1904

  2. Liberal Party member

    1904-1924

  3. Constitutionalist Party member

    1924

  4. Conservative Party member

    1924-1965

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Buck's Club

  4. Boodle's Club