John Burns

Mr John Burns

Rush ID: 2095

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1858
Died:
24 January 1943
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Candlemaker
Election occupation:
Engineer/political organiser
Parentage:
Alexander Burns, engineer
Notes:
First stood in 1885 as SDF cand.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2095
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q337515
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BURNS, John (1858-1943)

Constituencies

  1. Battersea and Clapham, Battersea

    Party: ILP
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: ILP
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: AEU
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Sat as Lib-Lab from 1893.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Nottingham West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 1885-11-24 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SDF

Ministerial offices

  1. President of the Board of Trade 1905-1914

  2. President of the Board of Trade 1914

Marriages

  1. Gale, Martha Charlotte

    Year: 1880

Parties

  1. Independent Labour Party member

    1892

  2. Liberal-Labour member

    1893-1918

    checked Craig

Political organisations

  1. Workmens Peace Society member

  2. SDF member

    Social Democratic Forum? Check

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1889-1907

    Battersea

Trade unions

  1. Amalgamated Engineering Union member

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club