Charles Simmons

Mr Charles James Simmons

Rush ID: 5755

Details

Born:
9 April 1893
Died:
11 August 1975
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Lecturer
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
James Simmons
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
5755
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5082517
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SIMMONS, Charles (1893-1975)

Constituencies

  1. Brierley Hill

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1959
    Date of exit: 8 October 1959
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: NUGMW
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Birmingham West

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: NUGMW
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Birmingham Erdington

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    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. Birmingham Erdington

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1936*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Birmingham Erdington

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Birmingham Erdington

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1945-1946

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1946-1949

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1949-1951

    Ministry of Pensions

  4. Opposition/other party Whip 1956-

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

    Notes: in Birmingham

Marriages

  1. Roberts, Beatrice

    Year: 1915

  2. Showell, Kate

    Year: 1972

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Local governments

  1. Birmingham City Council

    member

    1921-1931

  2. Birmingham City Council

    member

    1942-1945

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member

  2. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member