Herbert Bowden

Mr Herbert William Bowden

Rush ID: 3279

Details

Born:
20 January 1905
Died:
30 April 1994
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Commercial representative
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Herbert Henwood Bowden, of Cardiff
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
3279
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q268875
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BOWDEN, Herbert (1905-1994)

Peerages

  1. Baron Aylestone

    Life

    1967

Constituencies

  1. Leicester South 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: 1967*
    Date of exit: c. 1967*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit August 1967.
  2. Leicester South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    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: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Leader of the House of Commons 1964-1966

  2. Opposition/other party Whip 1951-1964

    Chief Opposition Whip 1955-1964

  3. Assistant Whip 1949-1950

  4. PPS 1947

    March-May 1947; to Wilfred Paling, as Minister of Pensions

  5. PPS 1947-1949

    to Wilfred Paling, as Postmaster-General

  6. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1950-1951

  7. Lord President of the Council 1964-1966

  8. Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations 1966-1967

Schools

  1. Canton High School, Cardiff

Marriages

  1. Brown, Louise

    Year: 1928

    Notes: 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Local governments

  1. Leicester City Council

    member

    1938-1945

Trade unions

  1. Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers member