William Ormsby-Gore

Mr William David Ormsby-Gore

Rush ID: 8949

Details

Born:
20 May 1918
Died:
26 January 1985
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
William Ormsby-Gore MP (4th Baron Harlech) and Beatrice Gascoyne-Cecil, daughter of 4th Marquess of Salisbury
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1961
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8949
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2605189
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ORMSBY-GORE, William (1918-1985)

Peerages

  1. 5th Baron Harlech

    Hereditary

    1964

Constituencies

  1. Oswestry

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1961*
    Date of exit: 1 June 1961
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Ambassador to the USA.

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1951-1954

    to Selwyn Lloyd, as Minister of State at the Foreign Office

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1956-1957

    Foreign Office

  3. Minister of State 1957-1961

    Foreign Office

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Thomas, Sylvia

    Year: 1940

  2. Colin, Pamela

Relationships

  1. Grandson of Cranborne

  2. Son of William Ormsby-Gore

  3. Indirect relative of Seymour Ormsby-Gore

  4. Grandson of George Ormsby-Gore

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Pratt's Club