Richard Law

Mr Richard Kidston Law

Rush ID: 8836

Details

Born:
27 February 1901
Died:
15 November 1980
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Andrew Bonar Law MP and Annie Robley
Notes:
Died November 1980 (obituary in The Times, 17/11/1980).
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8836
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q12411364
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LAW, Richard (1901-1980)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Coleraine

    New hereditary

    1954

Constituencies

  1. Kingston upon Hull Haltemprice

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1954*
    Date of exit: 15 January 1954
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Kensington South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1945*
    Date of election: 20 November 1945
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Kingston upon Hull South West

    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: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Financial Secretary to the War Office 1940-1941

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1941-1943

    Foreign Office

  3. Minister for Education 1945

    May-July 1945

  4. Minister of State 1943-1945

    Department unknown

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Shrewsbury School

Marriages

  1. Nellis, Mary Virginia

    Year: 1929

Relationships

  1. Son of Bonar Law

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Travellers' Club