Ivor Thomas

Mr Ivor Thomas

Rush ID: 8635

Details

Born:
30 November 1905
Died:
7 October 1993
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Anglican
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Alfred Ernest Thomas, of Cwmbran, Monmouthshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8635
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1528561
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BULMER-THOMAS, Ivor (1905-1993) **
  2. THOMAS, Ivor (1905-1993)

Alternative names

  1. Ivor (Ivor) Bulmer-Thomas (a.k.a.)

    1952 - 1993

    added second wife's family name to his own surname in 1952

Constituencies

  1. Keighley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1942*
    Date of election: 13 February 1942
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Sat as Independent from October 1948 and as Conservative from January 1949. Defeated contesting Newport [Monmouthshire/Gwent] at 1950 General Election (as Conservative).

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Newport [Monmouthshire/Gwent]

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Spen Valley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1945-1946

    Ministry of Civil Aviation

  2. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1946-1947

    Colonial Office

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Graduated

  2. Magdalen College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. West Monmouth School, Pontypool

Marriages

  1. Jones, Dilys

    Year: 1932

  2. Bulmer, Margaret Joan

    Year: 1940

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1948

  2. Conservative Party member

    1949-

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum