William Adamson

Mr William Adamson

Rush ID: 49

Details

Born:
2 April 1863
Died:
23 February 1936
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
John Adamson, a miner.
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
49
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q337459
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ADAMSON, William (1863-1936)

Constituencies

  1. Fife Western

    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: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: MFGB
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Fife Western

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 1935-11-14 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Fife Western

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 1931-10-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Fife Western

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 1910-01-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for Scotland 1924-1931

Marriages

  1. Marshall, unknown

Parties

  1. Labour Party

Political organisations

  1. ILP

Trade unions

  1. Miners Federation of Great Britain officer