James Duncan

Captain James Alexander Lawson Duncan

Rush ID: 8645

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1899
Died:
30 September 1974
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Farmer
Election occupation:
Farmer
Parentage:
Alexander Duncan, of Jordanstone, Perthshire
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1957.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1957
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8645
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7527411
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DUNCAN, Captain James (1899-1974)

Constituencies

  1. South Angus

    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Kensington North

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General 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

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Caithness and Sutherland

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: Thu 30th May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1932-1937

    to E.L. Burgin, as Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade

  2. PPS 1937-1939

    to E.L. Burgin, as Minister of Transport

  3. PPS 1939-1940

    to E.L. Burgin, as Minister of Supply

Schools

  1. Marlborough

Marriages

  1. St Quintin, Adrienne

  2. Blair-Oliphant, Beatrice Mary Moore

    Year: 1966

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

  2. National Liberal member

    Chairman 1956-1959

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1925-1928

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Guards' Club

  3. Bath Club