William Clark

Mr William Gibson Haig Clark

Rush ID: 8955

Details

Born:
18 October 1917
Died:
4 October 2004
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Accountant
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Hugh Clark, textile merchant, of London
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 08/10/2004.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1980
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8955
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8006825
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CLARK, William (1917-2004)

Peerages

  1. Baron Clark of Kempston

    Life

    1992

Constituencies

  1. Croydon South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Surrey East

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Nottingham South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Northampton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 1955-05-26 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative

Higher education

  1. Battersea Polytechnic

    Failed to graduate

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

    Notes: London

Marriages

  1. Rands, Irene Dorothy

    Year: 1944

    Notes: 3 sons, 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

    Deputy Chairman 1975-1977

Local governments

  1. Wandsworth Borough Council

    member

    1949-1953

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Junior Carlton Club

  3. Buck's Club

  4. Carlton Club