Hugh O'Neill

Hon. Robert William Hugh O'Neill

Rush ID: 8864

Details

Born:
8 June 1883
Died:
28 November 1982
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
2nd Baron O'Neill and Louisa Katherine Emma Cochrane
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1929. Succeeded his brother as MP in 1915; succeeded as MP by his son in 1952.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1929
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
3,4

References

Rush ID:
8864
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q16010090
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. O'NEILL, Hon. Hugh (1883-1982)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Rathcavan

    New hereditary

    1953

Constituencies

  1. Antrim North

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1952*
    Date of exit: 8 October 1952
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Antrim

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Antrim Mid

    Party: Unionist
    Year of election: 1915*
    Date of election: 17 February 1915
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Unionist
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Stockport

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Ministerial offices

  1. Father of the House of Commons 1951-1952

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1939-1940

    for India and Burma

Other parliaments

  1. Northern Ireland Parliament

    member

    1921-1929

    member for County Antrim

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Sandeman, Sylvia Irene

    Year: 1909

Relationships

  1. Father of Phelim O'Neill

  2. Brother of Arthur O'Neill

  3. Nephew of Robert O'Neill

  4. Son of Edward O'Neill

Parties

  1. Unionist member

  2. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. 1922 Committee officer

    Chairman 1935-1939

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Ulster Club, Belfast