Francis Douglas

Mr Francis Campbell Ross Douglas

Rush ID: 8521

Details

Born:
21 October 1889
Died:
31 March 1980
Birth place:
Manitoba, Canada
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Solicitor
Parentage:
Francis J.B. Douglas
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1947
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8521
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5480756
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DOUGLAS, Francis (1889-1980)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Douglas of Barloch

    New hereditary

    1950

Constituencies

  1. Battersea North

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1940*
    Date of election: 17 April 1940
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1946*
    Date of exit: 24 May 1946
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Governor of Malta.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Yeovil

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1940-1945

    to J. Chuter Ede, as Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education

  2. PPS 1945-1946

    to J. Chuter Ede, as Home Secretary

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Smith, Minnie Findlay

    Year: 1

  2. Baudains, Adela Elizabeth

    Year: 1971

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Local governments

  1. Battersea Borough Council

    member

    1919-1945

    Alderman; Mayor 1922-1923

  2. London County Council

    member

    1934-1946