Alexander Walkden

Mr Alexander George Walkden

Rush ID: 6118

Details

Born:
11 May 1873
Died:
25 April 1951
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Railway worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Charles Henry Walkden and Harriet Rogers
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
6118
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4720318
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WALKDEN, Alexander (1873-1951)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Walkden

    New hereditary

    1945

Constituencies

  1. Bristol South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: RCA
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Bristol South

    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: RCA
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Heywood and Radcliffe

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

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Wolverhampton West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  4. Wolverhampton West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Schools

  1. Merchant Taylor's School

Marriages

  1. Wilson, Jennie

    Year: 1898

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. TUC officer

    1933

    President

Trade unions

  1. Railway Clerks Association officer

    1906-1936

    General Secretary

Clubs

  1. Labour Party Club