John Platts-Mills

Mr John Faithful Fortescue Platts-Mills

Rush ID: 5412

Details

Born:
4 October 1906
Died:
26 October 2001
Birth place:
Karori, New Zealand
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Miner
Parentage:
J.F.W. Mills of Wellington, New Zealand.
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 27/10/2001.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5412
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6253031
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. PLATTS-MILLS, John (1906-2001)

Constituencies

  1. Finsbury

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Independent Labour from April 1948. Defeated contesting Shoreditch and Finsbury (as Independent Labour) at 1950 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Shoreditch and Finsbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Thu 23rd Feb 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

  2. Victoria University, New Zealand

    Attended -1928

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Nelson College, New Zealand

Marriages

  1. Cree, Janet

    Year: 1936

    Notes: 6 sons

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1969-

Local governments

  1. Finsbury Borough Council

    member

    1945-1953