John Benn

Mr John Williams Benn

Rush ID: 2906

Details

Born:
13 November 1850
Died:
10 April 1922
Birth place:
Hyde, Cheshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Company director (newspapers/publishing)
Parentage:
Reveren Julius Benn and Ann Taylor
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1906
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2906
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7527599
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BENN, John (1850-1922)

Constituencies

  1. Devonport

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1904*
    Date of election: 20 June 1904
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Tower Hamlets St George

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Battersea and Clapham, Clapham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Sat 3rd Dec 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Southwark Bermondsey

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: Mon 1st Oct 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Deptford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1897*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Pickstone, Elizabeth

    Year: 1874

Relationships

  1. Father of William Benn

  2. Grandfather of Tony Benn

  3. Indirect relative of Hilary Benn

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1889-

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club