John Wheatley

Mr John Thomas Wheatley

Rush ID: 6176

Details

Born:
17 January 1908
Died:
28 July 1988
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Patrick Wheatley, of Shettleston, Glasgow
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6176
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6263706
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WHEATLEY, John (1908-1988)

Peerages

  1. Lord Wheatley

    Life (Law Lord)

    1954

  2. Baron Wheatley

    Life

    1970

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1947*
    Date of election: 27 November 1947
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1954*
    Date of exit: c. 1954*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit January 1954; resigned on appointment as Judge of the Court of Session.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Glasgow Bridgeton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1946*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Bute and Northern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1947

  2. Lord Advocate 1947-1951

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Degree MA, LL.B

    Graduated

Schools

  1. St Aloysius College, Glasgow

  2. Mount St Mary's College, Sheffield

Marriages

  1. Nicol, Agnes

    Year: 1935

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to Tam Dalyell

  2. Nephew of John Wheatley

Parties

  1. Labour Party member