Charles Smith

Captain Charles George Percy Smith

Rush ID: 8426

Details

Born:
25 April 1917
Died:
2 August 1972
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Trade Union official
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Charles Smith, wine merchant, of Windsor
Notes:
Also held ministerial office after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8426
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1507209
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SMITH, Captain Charles (1917-1972)

Peerages

  1. Baron Delacourt-Smith

    Life

    1967

Constituencies

  1. Colchester

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1947-1949

    to Philip Noel-Baker, as Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations

Higher education

  1. Wadham College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Hando, Margaret

    Year: 1939

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. Civil Service Clerical Association officer

    Assistant Secretary 1939-1953

  2. Post Office Engineering Union officer

    General Secretary 1953-1969, 1970-1972