William Oldfield

Mr William Henry Oldfield

Rush ID: 5276

Details

Born:
9 June 1881
Died:
16 November 1961
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Textile worker
Election occupation:
Political organiser
Parentage:
William Henry Oldfield
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5276
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8016326
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. OLDFIELD, William (1881-1961)

Constituencies

  1. Manchester Gorton

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1942*
    Date of election: 11 March 1942
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1955
    Date of exit: 26 May 1955
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1945-1947

    to Ellen Wilkinson, as Minister of Education

  2. PPS 1947-1951

    to George Tomlinson, as Minister of Education

Schools

  1. Wesleyan School, Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire

Marriages

  1. Town, Edith

    Year: 1909

  2. Fraser, E.M.

    Year: 1950

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

  2. Socalist League member

Local governments

  1. Manchester City Council

    member

    1928-

    Alderman

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union member