John Davidson

Mr John Colin Campbell Davidson

Rush ID: 9185

Details

Born:
23 February 1889
Died:
11 December 1970
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Private secretary
Parentage:
Sir James Mackenzie Davidson
Notes:
Knighted between 1931 and 1935.
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
9185
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6104908
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DAVIDSON, John (1889-1970)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Davidson

    New hereditary

    1937

Constituencies

  1. Hemel Hempstead

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1937*
    Date of exit: 11 June 1937
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Hemel Hempstead

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Hemel Hempstead

    Party: Co. Con.
    Year of election: 1920*
    Date of election: 9 November 1920
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Con.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1920-1921

    to Leader of the House

  2. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1923-1924

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1924-1926

    Admiralty

  4. PPS 1921-1922

    to Stanley Baldwin, as President of the Board of Trade

  5. PPS 1922-1923

    to Andrew Bonar Law

  6. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1931-1937

Higher education

  1. Pembroke College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Westminster

Marriages

  1. Dickinson, Frances Joan

    Year: 1919

Relationships

  1. Married to Joan Davidson

  2. Indirect relative of Willoughby Dickinson

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Conservative and Unionist Organisation leader

    1926-1930

    Chairman

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. United University Club

  3. Pratt's Club

  4. New University Club