Joseph Westwood

Mr Joseph Westwood

Rush ID: 6175

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1884
Died:
17 July 1948
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Solomon Westwood, of Wollescote, Worcestershire, and H. Sidaway
Notes:
Killed in road accident
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6175
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6287870
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WESTWOOD, Joseph (1884-1948)

Constituencies

  1. Stirling and Falkirk District of Burghs

    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: 1948*
    Date of exit: 17 July 1948
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: DLP
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Peebles and Southern

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    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: MFGB
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Fife Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1933*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1929

    to William Adamson, as Secretary of State for Scotland

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1931

    Scottish Office

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1940-1945

    Scottish Office

  4. Secretary of State for Scotland 1945-1947

Schools

  1. Buckhaven Higher Grade School

Marriages

  1. Scarlett, Frances

    Year: 1906

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Salvation Army member

  2. Co-operative movement member

Local governments

  1. Kirkcaldy Burgh Council

    member

  2. Dysart Burgh Council

    member

Trade unions

  1. Miners Federation of Great Britain member