Richard Marsh

Mr Richard William Marsh

Rush ID: 4940

Details

Born:
14 March 1928
Died:
29 July 2011
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Trade Union official
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
William Marsh
Notes:
Co director from 1971-app Chrmn of British Rail
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1976
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4940
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333512
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MARSH, Richard (1928- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Marsh

    Life

    1981

Constituencies

  1. Greenwich

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1971*
    Date of exit: c. 1971*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: NUPE
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit before 8 July 1971; resigned on appointment as Deputy Chairman of British Railways Board.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Hertford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Thu 25th Oct 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1964-1965

    Lab

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1965-1966

    Techn

  3. Minister for Power 1966-1968

  4. Minister of Transport 1968-1969

Marriages

  1. McFadzean, Felicity

    Year: 1979

  2. Andrews, Evelyn

    Year: 1950

    Notes: divorced 1973

  3. Dutton, Caroline

    Year: 1973

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Royal Arsenal member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Public Employees member

  2. National Union of Public Employees sponsored by