James Lester

Mr James Theodore Lester

Rush ID: 4705

Details

Born:
23 May 1932
Died:
31 October 2021
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Ethnic minority:
No
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (clothing/footwear)
Election occupation:
Company director (clothing/footwear)
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4
Education level:
Secondary

References

Rush ID:
4705
MNIS ID:
903
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6196395
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set
They work for you ID:
18110

Name changes

  1. LESTER, James (1932- )

Constituencies

  1. Broxtowe

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Beeston

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974ยน
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bassetlaw

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: Thu 18th Jun 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Bassetlaw

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1968*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Whip 1974-1979

  2. Under-Secretary 1979-1981

    Department of Employment

Schools

  1. Nottingham High

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1953

Parties

  1. Conservative Party Member

Local governments

  1. Nottinghamshire County Council

    Member

    1967-1974

Clubs

  1. Constitutional Club