James Walker

Mr James Walker

Rush ID: 8032

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1883
Died:
5 January 1945
Birth place:
Glasgow, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Metal worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
John Walker, of Glasgow
Notes:
Died in road accident.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8032
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6145007
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WALKER, James (1883-1945)

Constituencies

  1. Motherwell

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1945*
    Date of exit: 5 January 1945
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: BISAKTA
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Newport [Monmouthshire/Gwent]

    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: BISAKTA
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Rotherham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Rotherham

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

Higher education

  1. Ruskin College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Chivers, Ada

    Year: 1910

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    Chairman of NEC 1940-1941

Political organisations

  1. Scottish Trades Union Congress officer

    Chairman

Local governments

  1. Glasgow Corporation

    member

    1914-

Trade unions

  1. Iron and Steel Trades Association member