William Henderson

Mr William Watson Henderson

Rush ID: 8359

Details

Born:
8 August 1891
Died:
1984
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Press officer
Parentage:
Arthur Henderson MP and Eleanor Watson
Notes:
Also held ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage. Year of death is assumed, on the basis that his Peerage became extinct in 1984 and he appears to have had no children.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8359
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8011845
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HENDERSON, William (1891-1984)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Henderson of Westgate

    New hereditary

    1945

Constituencies

  1. Enfield

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Enfield

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    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: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1929-1931

    to William Wedgwood Benn, as Secretary of State for India

  2. PPS 1923-1924

Schools

  1. Queen Elizabeth GS, Darlington

Relationships

  1. Brother of Arthur Henderson

  2. Son of Arthur Henderson

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member

Clubs

  1. Parliamentary Labour Club