Hugh Gaitskell

Mr Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell

Rush ID: 4049

Details

Born:
9 April 1906
Died:
18 January 1963
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Lecturer
Election occupation:
Civil servant
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4049
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q337380
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GAITSKELL, Hugh (1906-1963)

Constituencies

  1. Leeds 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: 1963*
    Date of exit: 18 January 1963
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Chatham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 1935-11-14 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1946-1947

    Ministry of Power

  2. Minister for Power 1947-1950

  3. Minister of State 1950

    Economics

  4. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1950-1951

  5. Leader of the Opposition 1955-1963

Higher education

  1. New College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Fabian Society officer

    Asst sec

  3. Co-operative movement member

    London

Trade unions

  1. /trade_unions/111 member

  2. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member