Francis Smith

Mr Francis Samuel Smith

Rush ID: 7898

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1854
Died:
26 December 1940
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Furniture trade worker
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Alfred Smith
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7898
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q15997094
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITH, Francis (1854-1940)

Constituencies

  1. Nuneaton

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Nuneaton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Birmingham West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Birmingham West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  4. Wandsworth Balham and Tooting

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  5. Chatham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  6. Croydon

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1909*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
  7. Taunton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1909*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
  8. Glasgow Tradeston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: ILP
  9. Sheffield Attercliffe

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1894*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: ILP
  10. Hammersmith

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Lib.-Lab.

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1930-1931

    to George Lansbury, as First Commissioner of Works

Schools

  1. Oxford House School, Chelsea

Marriages

  1. Hall, Elizabeth

    Year: 1875

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    3

  2. Independent Labour Party member

    2

  3. Liberal Party member

    1

Political organisations

  1. ILP member

  2. Fabian Society member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1892-1910

Trade unions

  1. Confederation of Engineering and Shipbuilding Trades officer

    Secretary for 20 years

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club

  2. Emerson Club

  3. Parliamentary Labour Club