Arthur Woodburn

Mr Arthur Woodburn

Rush ID: 6242

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1890
Died:
1 June 1978
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Engineering manager
Election occupation:
Further Education teacher
Parentage:
Matthew Woodburn, brass founder, of Edinburgh
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6242
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4800743
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WOODBURN, Arthur (1890-1978)

Constituencies

  1. Clackmannan and East Stirlingshire

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Clackmannan and Eastern

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1939*
    Date of election: 13 October 1939
    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: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Leith

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: Tue 27th Oct 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Edinburgh South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: Thu 30th May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1941-1945

    to Thomas Johnston, as Secretary of State for Scotland

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1945-1946

    Ministry of Aircraft Production

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1946-1947

    Ministry of Supply

  4. Secretary of State for Scotland 1947-1950

Higher education

  1. Heriot Watt University

    Did not graduate

    Attended before this college became a University

Schools

  1. Bruntisfield Public School

  2. Boroughmuir Public School

Marriages

  1. Halliday, Barbara

    Year: 1919

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Trade unions

  1. Clerical and Administrative Workers' Union member

  2. Transport and General Workers Union member