George Barnes

Mr George Nicoll Barnes

Rush ID: 7941

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1859
Died:
21 April 1940
Birth place:
Lochee, Forfarshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Engineer
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7941
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q746232
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BARNES, George (1859-1940)

Constituencies

  1. Glasgow Gorbals

    Party: NDP
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Party: NDP
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Craig gives this service as unofficial Co. Lab.; Stenton as NDP.
  2. Glasgow Blackfriars and Hutchesontown

    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: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: LRC
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Rochdale

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Not specified

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister without Portfolio 1917-1920

  2. Minister of Pensions 1916-1917

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Langlands, Jessie

    Year: 1882

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1918

  2. National Democratic Party member

    1918-

    Leader 1918-

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

  2. ILP officer

    Head of Org Dept 1909-

Trade unions

  1. Amalgamated Society of Engineers officer

    1892-1908

    Assistant Secretary, then General Secretary