Richard Thompson

Mr Richard Hilton Marler Thompson

Rush ID: 8834

Details

Born:
5 October 1912
Died:
15 July 1999
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Naval officer
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Richard Thompson, East India merchant
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1963.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1963
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8834
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7528667
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THOMPSON, Richard (1912- ? )

Constituencies

  1. Croydon South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1974ยน
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Croydon South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 26 May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Croydon West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1955
    Date of exit: 26 May 1955
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1952-1954

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1954-1956

  3. Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household 1956-1957

  4. Parliamentary Secretary 1957-1959

    Ministry of Health

  5. Under-Secretary of State 1959-1960

    Commonwealth Relations Office

  6. Parliamentary Secretary 1960-1962

    Ministry of Works

Schools

  1. Malvern College

Marriages

  1. Annesley, Anne Christabel

    Year: 1939

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club