John Edwards

Mr John Hugh Edwards

Rush ID: 8084

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1871
Died:
14 June 1945
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8084
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5930657
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. EDWARDS, John (1871-1945)

Constituencies

  1. Accrington

    Party: Const
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Const
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: took Lib whip 1924-9
  2. Neath

    Party: Liberal
    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: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Glamorganshire Mid

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Neath

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 1922-11-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Nat. Lib.

Higher education

  1. University of Wales, Aberystwyth

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Aberystwyth Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Faire, unknown

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

  2. Constitutionalist member

    stood as Const, but took Lib whip 1924-1929

Political organisations

  1. Welsh Disestablishment Campaign leader

    Chairman

Local governments

  1. Aberystwyth Borough Council

    member

    1914-

  2. Cardiganshire County Council

    member

  3. Coulsden and Purley UDC

    member

Clubs

  1. Royal Automobile Club