Ben Turner

Mr Benjamin Turner

Rush ID: 7775

Details

Born:
25 August 1863
Died:
30 September 1942
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Textile worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Jonathan Turner
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1931
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7775
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4886592
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TURNER, Ben (1863-1942)

Constituencies

  1. Batley and Morley

    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: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: NUTW
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Batley and Morley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: NUTW
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Batley and Morley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Dewsbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Dewsbury

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary for Mines 1929-1930

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Hopkinson, Elizabeth

    Year: 1884

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. TUC officer

    Chairman 1928

Local governments

  1. Batley Borough Council

    member

    Alderman and Mayor

  2. Yorkshire (West Riding) County Council

    member

    Alderman

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Textile Workers officer

    President 1922-1929

Clubs

  1. 1917 Club