Arthur Henderson

Mr Arthur Henderson

Rush ID: 7755

Details

Born:
13 June 1863
Died:
20 October 1935
Birth place:
Glasgow, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Metal worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
David Henderson
Notes:
Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1934.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7755
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q208665
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HENDERSON, Arthur (1863-1935)

Constituencies

  1. Clay Cross

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1933*
    Date of election: 1 September 1933
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935*
    Date of exit: 20 October 1935
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Burnley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Newcastle upon Tyne East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1923*
    Date of election: 17 January 1923
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  4. Widnes

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1919*
    Date of election: 30 August 1919
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Barnard Castle

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1903*
    Date of election: 24 July 1903
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: LRC
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Defeated contesting East Ham South at 1918 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. East Ham South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Sat 14th Dec 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Chief Whip 1914

    Chief Labour Whip

  2. President of the Board of Education 1915-1916

  3. Paymaster-General 1916

  4. Minister without Portfolio 1916-1917

  5. Home Secretary 1924

  6. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1929-1931

  7. Chief Whip 1921-1924

    Chief Labour Whip

  8. Chief Whip 1925-1927

    Chief Labour Whip

  9. Leader of the Opposition 1931

    August-October 1931

Schools

  1. St Mary's School, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Marriages

  1. Watson, Eleanor

    Year: 1888

    Notes: 1 daughter, 3 sons

Relationships

  1. Father of Arthur Henderson

  2. Father of William Henderson

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1903-1935

    NEC Treasurer 1906-1912; NEC Secretary 1912-1935; Leader 1931

  2. Liberal Party member

    -1903

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society

  2. LRC member

    Treasurer 1904-1906

Local governments

  1. Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council

    member

    1893-

  2. Darlington Borough Council

    member

    1898-

  3. Durham County Council

    member

    1897-