James Thomas

Mr James Henry Thomas

Rush ID: 8039

Details

Born:
3 October 1874
Died:
21 January 1949
Birth place:
Newport, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Railway worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8039
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q338294
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THOMAS, James (1874-1949)

Constituencies

  1. Derby

    Party: Nat. Lab.
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1936*
    Date of exit: 11 June 1936
    Party: Nat. Lab.
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Derby

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    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: Change of party
    Sponsorship: NUR
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Nat. Lab. from August 1931.

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1924

    January-November 1924

  2. Lord Privy Seal 1929-1930

  3. Secretary of State for the Dominions 1930-1931

  4. Secretary of State for the Dominions

  5. Secretary of State for the Dominions and Colonies 1931

    August-November 1931

  6. Secretary of State for the Dominions 1931-1935

  7. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1935-1936

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Hill, Agnes

    Year: 1898

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1931

  2. National Labour member

    1931-

Political organisations

  1. International Federation of Trade Unions officer

    President 1920-1924

  2. TUC officer

    President 1920

Local governments

  1. Swindon Borough Council

    member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Railwaymen officer

    General Secretary 1918-1924, 1925-1931; President 1910.