John Beckett

Mr John Warburten Beckett

Rush ID: 8102

Details

Born:
11 October 1894
Died:
c. 31 December 1964
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Shop assistant
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
William Beckett and Dorothy Salmon
Notes:
Died December 1964
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8102
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6221317
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BECKETT, John (1894-1964)

Constituencies

  1. Camberwell Peckham

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Sat as ILP from 1931; defeated in 1931 General Election by the official Labour candidate.
  2. Gateshead

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Newcastle upon Tyne North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Thu 6th Dec 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. [Need pre-1992 name]

    Graduated

    not known

Schools

  1. Latymer Upper

Marriages

  1. Shaw, unknown

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1931

  2. Independent Labour Party member

    1931-

Political organisations

  1. ILP member

    1924-1929

  2. No More War member

  3. National Union of Ex Servicemen officer

    Chairman

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    1919-1922

    Hackney BC

Trade unions

  1. Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers member

    equivalent union name of the time

Clubs

  1. Parliamentary Labour Club