Sam Silkin

Hon. Samuel Charles Silkin

Rush ID: 5746

Details

Born:
6 March 1918
Died:
17 August 1988
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Lewis Silkin MP (1st Baron Silkin) and his first wife Rosa Neft
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5746
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7412628
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SILKIN, Hon. Sam (1918-1988)

Peerages

  1. Baron Silkin of Dulwich

    Life

    1985

Constituencies

  1. Southwark Dulwich

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Camberwell Dulwich

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Attorney-General 1974-1979

Higher education

  1. Trinity Hall

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Dulwich College

    Years: 1930-1936

Marriages

  1. Stamp, Elaine

    Year: 1941

Relationships

  1. Son of Lewis Silkin

  2. Brother of John Silkin

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1946-1988

Political organisations

  1. Society of Labour Lawyers officer

    Founder member; Chairman 1964-1971, Vice-President 1971

  2. Co-operative movement member

  3. Fabian Society member

Local governments

  1. Camberwell Borough Council

    member

    1953-1959