Robert Hudson

Mr Robert Spear Hudson

Rush ID: 8860

Details

Born:
15 December 1886
Died:
2 February 1957
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Farmer
Election occupation:
Diplomatic service
Parentage:
Robert William Hudson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8860
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q9310851
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HUDSON, Robert (1886-1957)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Hudson

    New hereditary

    1952

Constituencies

  1. Southport

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1952*
    Date of exit: 5 January 1952
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Whitehaven

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Whitehaven

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 1923-12-06 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1931-1935

    Ministry of Labour

  2. Minister of Pensions 1935-1936

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1936-1937

    Ministry of Health

  4. Parliamentary Secretary 1937-1940

    Overseas Trade Department

  5. Minister of Shipping 1940

  6. Minister of Agriculture 1940-1945

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Randolph, Hannah

    Year: 1918

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club

  3. Royal Yacht Squadron