Robert Grimston

Mr Robert Villiers Grimston

Rush ID: 8863

Details

Born:
8 June 1897
Died:
8 December 1979
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
Reverend Hon. Robert Grimston, Canon of St Albans
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1952
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1952
HighestOffice:
Speaker/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8863
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7344973
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GRIMSTON, Robert (1897-1979)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Grimston of Westbury

    New hereditary

    1964

Constituencies

  1. Westbury

    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: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1933-1936

    to Douglas Hacking, in three ministerial positions

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1937-1938

  3. Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household 1938-1939

  4. Treasurer of the Royal Household 1939-1942

  5. Assistant Postmaster-General 1942-1945

  6. Parliamentary Secretary 1945

    Ministry of Supply

  7. Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means 1962-1964

  8. PPS 1936

    to H. Ramsbotham, as Minister of Pensions

  9. Assistant Whip 1937

Higher education

  1. (College unknown)

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Repton School

Marriages

  1. Neumann, Sybil

    Year: 1923

Relationships

  1. Cousin of John Grimston

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Marylebone Cricket Club