George Ward

Mr George Reginald Ward

Rush ID: 8560

Details

Born:
20 November 1907
Died:
15 June 1988
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Engineer
Election occupation:
Air Force officer
Parentage:
2nd Earl of Dudley and the daughter of Charles Gurney
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8560
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5545875
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WARD, George (1907-1988)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Ward of Witley

    New hereditary

    1960

Constituencies

  1. Worcester

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1960*
    Date of exit: 11 November 1960
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary of State 1952-1955

    Air Ministry

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1955-1957

    Admiralty

  3. Financial Secretary to the Admiralty 1955-1957

  4. Secretary of State for Air 1957-1960

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Capel, Anne

    Year: 1940

    Notes: divorced 1951

  2. Astor, Hon. Mrs Barbara

    Year: 1962

Relationships

  1. Brother of Ednam

  2. Nephew of Robert Ward

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. EPA member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. White's Club