George Tomlinson

Mr George Tomlinson

Rush ID: 8542

Details

Born:
21 March 1890
Died:
22 September 1952
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Textile worker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
John Wesley Tomlinson, of Rishton
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8542
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5545269
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TOMLINSON, George (1890-1952)

Constituencies

  1. Farnworth

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1938*
    Date of election: 27 January 1938
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1952*
    Date of exit: 22 September 1952
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: UTFWA
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1941-1945

    Ministry of Labour

  2. Minister of Works 1945-1947

  3. Minister for Education 1947-1951

Schools

  1. Rishton Elementary School

Marriages

  1. Pursell, Ethel

    Year: 1914

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Local governments

  1. Lancashire County Council

    member

    1931-1945

  2. Rishton Urban District Council

    member

    1914-

  3. Farnworth Urban District Council

    member

    1924-