Jimmy Hamilton

Mr James Hamilton

Rush ID: 6502

Details

Born:
11 March 1918
Died:
11 April 2005
Birth place:
Ballieston, Lanarkshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Roman Catholic
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Constructional engineer
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
George Hamilton
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 25/04/2005.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
6502
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6135443
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HAMILTON, Jimmy (1918-2005)

Constituencies

  1. Motherwell North

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 9 June 1983
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Bothwell

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1969-1970

  2. Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household 1974-1978

  3. Opposition/other party Whip 1970-1974

  4. Comptroller of the Royal Household 1978-1979

  5. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1974

    March-June 1974

Schools

  1. St Bridget's School, Ballieston

  2. St Mary's School, High Whifflet

  3. NCLC

Marriages

  1. McGhee, Agnes

    Notes: 3 daughters, 2 sons

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1946-

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

Local governments

  1. Lanarkshire County Council

    member

    1958-1964

  2. South Lanarkshire District Council

    member

    1955-1958

Trade unions

  1. Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers member

  2. Constructional Engineering Union officer

    1946-

    President 1966-1968