Henry Brooke

Mr Henry Brooke

Rush ID: 8592

Details

Born:
9 April 1903
Died:
29 March 1984
Birth place:
Oxford, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
L. Leslie Brooke
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8592
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333889
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BROOKE, Henry (1903-1984)

Peerages

  1. Baron Brooke of Cumnor

    Life

    1966

Constituencies

  1. Hampstead

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Lewisham West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1938*
    Date of election: 24 November 1938
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1954-1957

  2. Minister for Welsh Affairs 1957-1961

  3. Home Secretary 1962-1964

  4. Paymaster-General 1961-1962

  5. Minister of Housing and Local Government 1957-1961

  6. Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1961-1962

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Marlborough

Marriages

  1. Mathews, Barbara

    Year: 1933

Relationships

  1. Father of Peter Brooke

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. Hampstead Borough Council

    member

    1936-1937

  2. London County Council

    member

    1945-1955