John Robertson

Mr John Robertson

Rush ID: 8674

Details

Born:
3 February 1913
Died:
c. 31 December 1987
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Toolmaker
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
William Archibald Robertson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8674
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6255221
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROBERTSON, John (1913-1987)

Constituencies

  1. Paisley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1961*
    Date of election: 20 April 1961
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1979
    Date of exit: 3 May 1979
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Sat as Scottish Labour from July 1976.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Glasgow Scotstoun

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Struthers, Marion

    Year: 1939

    Notes: Divorced 1977. 2 sons, 2 daughters.

  2. Tyas, June

    Year: 1977

  3. Lynch, Sheena

    Year: 1979

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1943-1976

  2. Scottish Labour Party member

    1976-

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Co-operative movement member

Local governments

  1. Motherwell Burgh Council

    member

    1946-1951

  2. Lanarkshire County Council

    member

    1946-1951

Trade unions

  1. Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers officer