Joan Lestor

Miss Joan Lestor

Rush ID: 4707

Details

Born:
13 November 1931
Died:
27 March 1998
Birth place:
Vancouver, Canada
Gender:
Female
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
School teacher
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4707
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6205220
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LESTOR, Joan (1931-1998)

Peerages

  1. Baroness Lestor of Eccles

    Life

    1997

Constituencies

  1. Eccles

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1987
    Date of election: 11 June 1987
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Eton and Slough

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Defeated contesting Slough at 1983 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Lewisham West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: Thu 15th Oct 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1969-1970

    Department of Education and Science

Higher education

  1. (College unknown)

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. LPYS member

Local governments

  1. Wandsworth Borough Council

    member

    1958-1966

  2. London County Council

    member

    1962-1964

Trade unions

  1. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member