He married Cassandra Coke and had one son, Group Captain Adam Nugent Wise LVO MBE RAF, born 1943.
He was elected to the House of Commons at the 1931 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Smethwick, holding the seat until his defeat in the Labour landslide at the 1945 general election, when he contested Epping, replacing the Conservative candidature of Prime Minister Winston Churchill who had transferred to the new seat of Woodford. He returned to the House of Commons at the 1959 general election as MP for Rugby, winning the seat from the sitting Labour MP James Johnson with a majority of only 407.
Wise was re-elected at the 1964 election with a slightly increased majority of 1,689. However, at the 1966 general election he lost the seat to the Labour candidate, William Price by a margin of only 409 votes.
He died on 21 August 1974.
|Liberal||Maude Egerton Marshall||3,909||11.0||+1.8|
|Labour||W. Ernest Lawrence||13,927||39.9||−14.9|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing||20.3|
|Labour||Charles Wortham Brook||15,023||47.5||+7.6|
|Labour gain from Conservative||Swing||+18.6|
|Independent||Archie S Frost||142||0.4||N/A|
|Conservative gain from Labour||Swing|
|Social Credit||Archie S Frost||304||0.7||N/A|
|Social Credit||Archie S Frost||397||0.9||+0.2|
|Labour gain from Conservative||Swing|
- Not updated: UK General Election results: October 1959
- Not updated: UK General Election results: March 1966
- British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig (1983). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Roy Wise
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