William Darling

Sir William Young Darling

Rush ID: 8978

Details

Born:
8 May 1885
Died:
4 February 1962
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Ld Provost of Edinburgh 1941-1944
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8978
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8007591
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DARLING, Sir William (1885-1962)

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh South

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1957*
    Date of exit: 2 May 1957
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. West Lothian

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1937*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Daniel Stewart's College

Marriages

  1. Simpson, unknown

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Chamber of Commerce member

    Edinburgh

  2. League for Freedom member

  3. Society of Individualists member

Local governments

  1. Edinburgh Burgh Council

    member

    1933-

Clubs

  1. Constitutional Club