William Thorne

Mr William James Thorne

Rush ID: 5975

Details

Born:
8 October 1857
Died:
2 January 1946
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Labourer
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Thomas Thorne, brickmaker, and Emma Everiss
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
5975
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q12356771
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THORN, William (1857-1946) **
  2. THORNE, William (1857-1946)

Alternative names

  1. William (William James) Thorn (a.k.a.)

    1857

    alternative spelling used by his parents; used spelling Thorne himself

Constituencies

  1. West Ham Plaistow

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: NUGMW
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. West Ham South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: NUGMW
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. West Ham South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Marriages

  1. Hallam, Harriet

    Year: 1879

  2. Byford, Emily

    Year: 1895

  3. Sinclair, Rebecca Cecilia

    Year: 1925

  4. Collins, Beatrice

    Year: 1930

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. TUC officer

    President 1912; Member of Parliamentary Committee 1894-1934

  2. SDF officer

    1884-

    Chairman 1930

Local governments

  1. West Ham Borough Council

    member

    1890-

    Mayor 1917-1918

Trade unions

  1. National Union of General and Municipal Workers officer

    Founder; General Secretary 1889-1934

  2. National Union of Gas Workers and General Labourers officer

    General Secretary