George Lansbury

Mr George Lansbury

Rush ID: 4650

Details

Born:
21 February 1859
Died:
7 May 1940
Birth place:
Suffolk, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Editor
Election occupation:
Editor
Parentage:
George Lansbury
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4650
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q247589
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LANSBURY, George (1859-1940)

Constituencies

  1. Poplar Bow and Bromley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1940*
    Date of exit: 7 May 1940
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Tower Hamlets Bow and Bromley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1912*
    Date of exit: 14 November 1912
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Resigned to force by-election but was defeated (standing as Independent Labour).

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Poplar Bow and Bromley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Sat 14th Dec 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Tower Hamlets Bow and Bromley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1912*
    Date of election: Tue 26th Nov 1912
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Notes:
  3. Tower Hamlets Bow and Bromley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: Sat 15th Jan 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  4. Middlesbrough

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Fri 12th Jan 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Socialist
    Notes:
  5. Tower Hamlets Bow and Bromley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: Mon 1st Oct 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  6. Newington Walworth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895*
    Date of election: Tue 14th May 1895
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: SDF
    Notes:
  7. Newington Walworth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: Sat 13th Jul 1895
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: SDF
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. First Commissioner of Works 1929-1931

  2. Leader of the Opposition 1931-1935

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Brine, Elizabeth Jane

    Year: 1880

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

    -1892

  2. Social Democratic Federation member

    1892-

  3. Labour Party leader

    1931-1935

  4. Labour Party member

    -1940

Local governments

  1. Poplar Borough Council

    member

    1903-1940

    Mayor 1919-1920, 1936-1937.

  2. London County Council

    member