F.E. Smith

Mr Frederick Edwin Smith

Rush ID: 9446

Details

Born:
12 July 1872
Died:
30 September 1930
Birth place:
Birkenhead, Cheshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Parentage:
Frederick Smith, barrister
Notes:
Knighted 1915, created Baronet in 1918. Held further ministerial office after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1915
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
9446
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333683
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITH, F.E. (1872-1930)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Birkenhead

    New hereditary

    1919

  2. 1st Viscount Birkenhead

    New hereditary

    1921

  3. 1st Earl of Birkenhead

    New hereditary

    1922

Constituencies

  1. Liverpool West Derby

    Party: Co. Con.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1919*
    Date of exit: 3 February 1919
    Party: Co. Con.
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit January 1919; elevated to Peerage on appointment as Lord Chancellor.
  2. Liverpool Walton

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1915

    May-October 1915

  2. Attorney-General 1915-1919

Higher education

  1. Wadham College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Birkenhead

Marriages

  1. Furneaux, Margaret Eleanor

    Year: 1901

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Union Club

  3. Pratt's Club

  4. Royal Automobile Club

  5. 1900