Patrick Gordon Walker

Mr Patrick Chrestien Gordon Walker

Rush ID: 4135

Details

Born:
7 April 1907
Died:
2 December 1980
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Election occupation:
Broadcaster
Parentage:
Judge A.L. Gordon Walker
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4135
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333745
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GORDON WALKER, Patrick (1907-1980)

Peerages

  1. Baron Gordon-Walker

    Life

    1974

Constituencies

  1. Leyton

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1974ยน
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Smethwick

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945*
    Date of election: 1 October 1945
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Leyton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1965*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Oxford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: Thu 14th Nov 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1946-1947

    to Herbert Morrison, as Lord President of the Council

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1947-1950

    Commonwealth Relations

  3. Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations 1950-1951

  4. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1964-1965

    appointed before re-election to Commons; resigned after by-election defeat

  5. Minister without Portfolio 1967

  6. Secretary of State for Education and Science 1967-1968

Other parliaments

  1. European Parliament

    member

    1975-1976

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Wellington College

Marriages

  1. Rudolf, Audrey

    Year: 1934

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member