Herbert Morrison

Mr Herbert Stanley Morrison

Rush ID: 8610

Details

Born:
3 January 1888
Died:
6 March 1965
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Errand boy
Election occupation:
Newspaper editor/manager
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4
Education level:
Elementary

References

Rush ID:
8610
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q335791
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MORRISON, Herbert (1888-1965)

Constituencies

  1. Lewisham South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1959
    Date of exit: 8 October 1959
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Lewisham East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Hackney South

    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: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  4. Hackney South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  5. Hackney South

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister of Transport 1929-1931

  2. Minister of Supply 1940

  3. Home Secretary 1940-1945

  4. Lord President of the Council 1945-1951

  5. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1951

  6. Deputy Prime Minister 1945-1951

Marriages

  1. Kent, Margaret

    Notes: died 1953

  2. Meadowcroft, unknown

    Year: 1955

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Co-operative movement member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    Member

    1922-1945

    Woolwich E

  2. Hackney Borough Council

    Member

    1920-1925

Trade unions

  1. National Society of Operative Printers and Assistants member

  2. National Union of Clerical Workers(?) member