Joan Davidson

Viscountess Frances Joan Davidson

Rush ID: 9235

Details

Born:
29 May 1894
Died:
25 November 1985
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Female
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Social worker
Election occupation:
Social worker
Parentage:
Sir Willoughby Dickinson MP (1st Baron Dickinson)
Notes:
4th generation of her family to sit as an MP. Succeeded her husband as MP in 1937. Created Dame in 1952.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1952
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9235
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5478591
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DAVIDSON, Viscountess (1894-1985)
  2. DAVIDSON, Joan (1894-1985) **
  3. DICKINSON, Joan (1894-1985) **

Alternative names

  1. Joan (Frances Joan) Davidson (a.k.a.)

    1919 - 1937

    surname from marriage until husband's elevation to peerage in 1937

  2. Joan (Frances Joan) Dickinson (née)

    1894 - 1919

    surname until marriage in 1919

Peerages

  1. Baroness Northchurch

    Life

    1964

Constituencies

  1. Hemel Hempstead

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1937*
    Date of election: 22 June 1937
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1959
    Date of exit: 8 October 1959
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Davidson, Sir John Colin Campbell

    Year: 1919

Relationships

  1. Married to John Davidson

  2. Daughter of Willoughby Dickinson

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Young Britons Organisation leader

    Chairman

  2. Womens' Advisory Committee leader

    Pres-Eastern area