Stafford Cripps

Sir Richard Stafford Cripps

Rush ID: 8841

Details

Born:
24 April 1889
Died:
21 April 1952
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Charles Cripps MP (1st Baron Parmoor) and Theresa Potter
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1930
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8841
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332405
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CRIPPS, Sir Stafford (1889-1952)

Constituencies

  1. Bristol South East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1950*
    Date of exit: 25 October 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Bristol East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1931*
    Date of election: 16 January 1931
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1930-1931

  2. Lord Privy Seal 1942

    February-November 1942

  3. Leader of the House of Commons 1942

    February-November 1942

  4. Minister of Aircraft Production 1942-1945

  5. Minister for Economic Affairs 1947

  6. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1947-1950

  7. President of the Board of Trade 1945-1947

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Swithinbank, Isobel

    Year: 1911

Relationships

  1. Son of Charles Cripps

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society