George Wigg

Mr George Edward Cecil Wigg

Rush ID: 6194

Details

Born:
28 November 1900
Died:
11 August 1983
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army (other ranks)
Election occupation:
Army (other ranks)
Parentage:
Edward William Wigg
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6194
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1508595
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WIGG, George (1900-1983)

Peerages

  1. Baron Wigg

    Life

    1967

Constituencies

  1. Dudley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1967*
    Date of exit: c. 1967*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit November 1967

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1945-1951

    to Emmanuel Shinwell, as Minster of Fuel and Power, Secretary of State for War, and Minister of Defence.

  2. Paymaster-General 1964-1967

  3. Opposition/other party Whip 1951-1952

Schools

  1. Queen Mary's Grammar School, Basingstoke

Marriages

  1. Veal, Florence

    Year: 1930

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Co-operative movement member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Clerical Workers(?) member