George Wallace

Mr George Douglas Wallace

Rush ID: 8550

Details

Born:
18 April 1906
Died:
11 November 2003
Birth place:
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Anglican
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Office manager
Election occupation:
Air Force (other ranks)
Parentage:
George Wallace, of Cheltenham
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 14/11/2003. At the time of his death, he was the oldest member of the House of Lords.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Junior whip
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8550
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5545827
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WALLACE, George (1906-2003)

Peerages

  1. Baron Wallace of Coslany

    Life

    1974

Constituencies

  1. Norwich North

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1974ยน
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Chislehurst

    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: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Norwich South

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 1959-10-08 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Chislehurst

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 1955-05-26 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Chislehurst

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 1951-10-25 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1947-1950

  2. PPS 1966-1967

    to H.W. Bowden, as Secretary of State for Commonwealth Affairs

  3. PPS 1967-1968

    to Niall MacDermot, as Minister of State for Housing and Local Government

  4. PPS 1964-1966

    to H.W. Bowden, as Lord President of the Council

Schools

  1. Cheltenham Central School

Marriages

  1. Randall, Vera

    Year: 1932

    Notes: 1 son, 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1935-2003

Local governments

  1. Chislehurst and Sidcup Urban District Council

    member

    1937-1946

  2. Kent County Council

    member

    1952-1957

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union member

    1939-

  2. National Union of Clerical Workers(?) member

    -1939