Walter Womersley

Mr Walter James Womersley

Rush ID: 6241

Details

Born:
5 February 1878
Died:
15 March 1961
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Shop manager
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
William Womersley, of Bradford
Notes:
Knighted 1934, created Baronet 1945.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1934
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
6241
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7529413
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WOMERSLEY, Walter (1878-1961)

Constituencies

  1. Grimsby

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1931

    to Sir Kingsley Wood, as Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1931-1935

  3. Assistant Postmaster-General 1935-1939

  4. Minister of Pensions 1939-1945

Schools

  1. Bradford Board School

Marriages

  1. Stamp, Annie

    Year: 1905

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Association of Municipal Corporations officer

    Vice-President

  2. National Chamber of Trade officer

    Honorary Vice-President

Local governments

  1. Grimsby Borough Council

    member

    1911-

    Mayor in 1922-1923, Alderman in 1931

Clubs

  1. Constitutional Club