William Robinson

Mr William Cornforth Robinson

Rush ID: 8327

Details

Born:
12 July 1861
Died:
11 June 1931
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Textile worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
William C. Robinson, of Oldham
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8327
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8006397
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBINSON, William (1861-1931)

Constituencies

  1. Elland

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: UTFWA
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Elland

    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: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: UTFWA
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Ashton-under-Lyne

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1920*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
  2. Oldham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Oldham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour

Marriages

  1. Booth, Martha

    Year: 1885

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    NEC Chairman 1910-1911

Political organisations

  1. TUC officer

    Chairman

Trade unions

  1. Amalgamated Society of Beamers, Twisters and Drawers officer

    Secretary 1894-1931

  2. United Textile Factory Workers' Association officer

    President