Alex Lyon

Mr Alexander Ward Lyon

Rush ID: 4805

Details

Born:
15 October 1931
Died:
30 September 1993
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Alexander Pirie Lyon
Notes:
Another source gives year of death as 1983.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4805
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4717400
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LYON, Alex (1931-1993)

Constituencies

  1. York

    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: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. York

    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. PPS 1968-1970

    to Roy Jenkins and Harold Lever

  2. Minister of State 1974-1976

    Home Office

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. West Leeds High School

Marriages

  1. Arandall, Hilda

    Year: 1951

  2. Short, Clare

Relationships

  1. Married to Clare Short

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Co-operative movement member