Evelyn Walkden

Mr Evelyn Walkden

Rush ID: 6119

Details

Born:
c. 1 October 1893
Died:
12 September 1970
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Co-op employee
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Edmund Walkden, of Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire
Notes:
Born October 1893.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6119
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5416462
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WALKDEN, Evelyn (1893-1970)

Constituencies

  1. Doncaster

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1941*
    Date of election: 6 February 1941
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: NUDAW
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Ind. Lab. from November 1947, following breach of Parliamentary privilege.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Rossendale

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

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1945

    to Sir William Jowitt, as Minister of National Insurance

  2. PPS 1945-1946

    to Sir Ben Smith, as Minister of Food

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Croston, Margaret

    Year: 1915

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1947

Political organisations

  1. ILP member

Local governments

  1. Sutton & Cheam Borough Council

    member

    1933-

  2. London County Council

    member

    Co-opted member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Distributive and Allied Workers officer

    1928-1941