George Benson

Sir George Benson

Rush ID: 8545

Details

Born:
3 May 1889
Died:
17 August 1973
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Estate agent
Election occupation:
Estate agent
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
son of Thomas Duckworth Benson
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8545
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5536908
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BENSON, Sir George (1889-1973)

Constituencies

  1. Chesterfield

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Chesterfield

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Altrincham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Schools

  1. Manchester Grammar

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), Marjorie Lodge

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Howard League for Penal Reform leader

    Chairman

  2. ILP