Goronwy Roberts

Mr Goronwy Owen Roberts

Rush ID: 8572

Details

Born:
20 September 1913
Died:
22 July 1981
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Ethnic minority:
No
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Local government employee
Election occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Parentage:
Edward Roberts, of Bethesda
Notes:
Held further ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Minister of State
Who's Who volume:
4
Education level:
Graduate

References

Rush ID:
8572
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5586826
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
1401
They work for you ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBERTS, Goronwy (1913-1981)

Peerages

  1. Baron Goronwy-Roberts

    Life

    1974

Constituencies

  1. Caernarvon

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1974ยน
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Caernarvonshire

    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: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of State 1964-1966

    Welsh Office

  2. Minister of State 1966-1967

    Department of Education and Science

  3. Minister of State 1967-1969

    Foreign Office

  4. Minister of State 1969-1970

    Board of Trade

Higher education

  1. University of Wales, Bangor

    Degree BA English

    Graduated

    1st.

  2. University of Wales, Bangor

    Degree MA English

    Graduated

    Distinction.

Schools

  1. Ogwen Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Evans, Marian

    Year: 1942

Parties

  1. Labour Party Member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society Member

Trade unions

  1. Transport and General Workers Union Member