Henry Twist

Mr Henry Twist

Rush ID: 6062

Details

Born:
30 January 1870
Died:
16 May 1934
Birth place:
Platt Bridge, Lancashire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Congregationalist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Trade union official
Parentage:
Henry Twist, miner
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
6062
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5729378
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TWIST, Henry (1870-1934)

Constituencies

  1. Leigh

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: MFGB
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Wigan

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910²
    Date of exit: 3 December 1910
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Plater College, Oxford

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

Local governments

  1. Abram Urban District Council

    member

    1905-1908

Trade unions

  1. Lancashire and Cheshire Miners' Federation officer

    Vice-President 1929-1934.

  2. Miners Federation of Great Britain officer

    Executive Committee