Edward Shackleton

Wing Commander Edward Arthur Alexander Shackleton

Rush ID: 5711

Details

Born:
15 July 1911
Died:
22 September 1994
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Air Force officer
Parentage:
Sir Ernest Shackleton
Notes:
Held ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5711
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332818
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHACKLETON, Wing Commander Edward (1911-1994)

Peerages

  1. Baron Shackleton

    Life

    1958

Constituencies

  1. Preston South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1955
    Date of exit: 26 May 1955
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Preston

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1946*
    Date of election: 31 January 1946
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Bournemouth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Epsom

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1949-1950

    to George Strauss, as Minister of Supply

  2. PPS 1950-1951

    to Herbert Morrison

Higher education

  1. Magdalen College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Radley

Marriages

  1. Homan, Betty Marguerite

    Year: 1938

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member

Clubs

  1. Bath Club