Ramsay Macdonald

Mr James Ramsay Macdonald

Rush ID: 7416

Details

Born:
12 October 1866
Died:
9 November 1937
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Editor
Election occupation:
Journalist/Priv Sec/Pupil teacher
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2,3

References

Rush ID:
7416
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q166646
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MACDONALD, Ramsay (1866-1937)

Constituencies

  1. Combined Scottish Universities

    Party: Nat. Lab.
    Year of election: 1936*
    Date of election: 31 January 1936
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1937*
    Date of exit: 9 November 1937
    Party: Nat. Lab.
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Seaham

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Aberavon

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: check reason
  4. Leicester

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: LRC
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Woolwich East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1921*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
  2. Leicester West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 1918-12-14 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Leicester

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1900-10-01 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  4. Southampton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 1895-07-13 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister 1922-1924

    Foreign office(non cab)

  2. Prime Minister 1924

  3. Prime Minister 1929-1935

  4. Lord President of the Council 1935-1937

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Relationships

  1. Father of Malcolm Macdonald

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1906-1931

  2. National Labour member

    1931-1937

  3. Independent Labour Party

    1894-

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

    1886-1900

  2. SDF member

    1888

  3. Scottish Home Rule Association member

  4. LRC member

    1900-

  5. Union of Democratic Control member

    1914-

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. 1917 Club