Donald Dewar

Mr Donald Campbell Dewar

Rush ID: 84

Details

Born:
21 August 1937
Died:
11 October 2000
Birth place:
Glasgow, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Solicitor
Election occupation:
Barrister or Solicitor
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
84
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333158
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DEWAR, Donald (1937-2000)

Constituencies

  1. Glasgow Anniesland

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1997
    Date of election: 1 May 1997
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 2000*
    Date of exit: 11 October 2000
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Glasgow Garscadden

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1978*
    Date of election: 13 April 1978
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  3. Aberdeen South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Aberdeen South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 1964-10-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for Scotland 1997-2000

  2. PPS 1967

    to Pres of Board of Trade

Other parliaments

  1. Scottish Parliament

    member

    1999-2000

    First Minister 1999-2000.

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Glasgow Academy

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), Alison

    Year: 1964

    Notes: 1 son, 1 daughter. Divorced 1970.

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -2000

Trade unions

  1. National Union of General and Municipal Workers member

    post 1970