Clement Attlee

Mr Clement Richard Attlee

Rush ID: 3066

Details

Born:
3 January 1883
Died:
8 October 1967
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Lecturer
Parentage:
Henry Attlee, solicitor
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3066
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q129006
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ATTLEE, Clement (1883-1967)

Peerages

  1. 1st Earl Attlee

    New hereditary

    1955

Constituencies

  1. Walthamstow West

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1955*
    Date of exit: 16 December 1955
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Stepney Limehouse

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord Privy Seal 1940-

  2. Secretary of State 1943-1945

    Dominions. Also Lord Pres of Council 1943-1945

  3. Deputy Prime Minister 1942-1945

  4. Under-Secretary 1924

    War

  5. Postmaster-General 1931

  6. PPS 1922-1924

  7. Prime Minister 1945-1951

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Haileybury

Marriages

  1. Millar, Violet Helen

    Year: 1922

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. ILP member

    1922-1929

  2. Fabian Society

Local governments

  1. Stepney Borough Council

    member

    1920-

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Clerical Workers(?) member

    1908-

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Oxford and Cambridge Club