John Scurr

Mr John Scurr

Rush ID: 5697

Details

Born:
6 April 1876
Died:
10 July 1932
Birth place:
Brisbane, Australia
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Accountant
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
L.J. Rennie, of Poplar
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
5697
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6257175
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. RENNIE, John (1876-1932) **
  2. SCURR, John (1876-1932)

Alternative names

  1. John (John) Rennie (a.k.a.)

    1876

    name at birth; assumed uncle's surname Scurr after adoption

Constituencies

  1. Stepney Mile End

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    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: ILP
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Stepney Mile End

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Buckingham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Bethnal Green South West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1914*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Ind. Lab.
  4. Ipswich

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1914*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Ind. Lab.
  5. Chesterfield

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1913*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Ind. Lab.
  6. Bethnal Green South West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Ind. Lab.

Schools

  1. King's College School, London

Marriages

  1. O'Sullivan, Julia

    Year: 1900

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. SDF member

  2. ILP member

  3. Fabian Society member

Local governments

  1. Poplar Borough Council

    member

    Alderman 1919; Mayor 1922-1923

  2. London County Council

    member

    Alderman 1925-1929

Clubs

  1. National Labour Club