Thomas Johnston

Mr Thomas Johnston

Rush ID: 8263

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1882
Died:
5 September 1965
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8263
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q255340
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. JOHNSTON, Thomas (1882-1965)

Constituencies

  1. Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire Western

    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 July 1945
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire Western

    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: 14 November 1935
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Dundee

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1924*
    Date of election: 22 December 1924
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  4. Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire Western

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dunbartonshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1932*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1929-1931

  2. Lord Privy Seal 1931

  3. Secretary of State for Scotland 1941-1945

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Lenzie Academy

Marriages

  1. Cochrane, unknown

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Local governments

  1. Kirkintillock Burgh Council

    member