Duff Cooper

Mr Alfred Duff Cooper

Rush ID: 9146

Details

Born:
22 February 1890
Died:
1 January 1954
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Civil servant
Election occupation:
Unknown
Parentage:
Sir Alfred Cooper and Agnes Duff
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
9146
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q335324
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COOPER, Duff (1890-1954)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Norwich

    New hereditary

    1952

Constituencies

  1. Westminster St George's

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931*
    Date of election: 1 March 1931
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Oldham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Financial Secretary to the War Office 1928-1929

  2. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1934-1935

  3. Secretary of State for War 1935-1937

  4. First Lord of the Admiralty 1937-1938

  5. Financial Secretary to the War Office 1931-1934

  6. Minister of Information 1940-1941

  7. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1941-1943

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Manners, Lady Diana

    Year: 1919

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to Granby

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Bachelors' Club

  2. Buck's Club

  3. Beefsteak Club

  4. White's Club