Walter Monckton

Sir Walter Monckton

Rush ID: 8929

Details

Born:
17 January 1891
Died:
9 January 1965
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Civil servant
Election occupation:
Judge / Judicial officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8929
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332995
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MONCKTON, Sir Walter (1891-1965)

Constituencies

  1. Bristol West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1951*
    Date of election: 15 February 1951
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1957*
    Date of exit: 11 February 1957
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1945

  2. Minister of Labour 1951-1955

  3. Minister of Defence 1955-1956

  4. Paymaster-General 1956-1957

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Harrow

Marriages

  1. Somes, Mary Adelaide

    Year: 1914

    Notes: div 1947

  2. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1947

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Pratt's Club