Jack Diamond

Mr John Diamond

Rush ID: 8676

Details

Born:
30 April 1907
Died:
3 April 2004
Birth place:
Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Jewish
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Accountant
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Solomon Diamond, rabbi
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 06/04/2004.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8676
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6229339
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DIAMOND, Jack (1907-2004)

Peerages

  1. Baron Diamond

    Baron Diamond of the City of Gloucester

    Life

    1970

Constituencies

  1. Gloucester

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1957*
    Date of election: 12 September 1957
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Manchester Blackley

    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: 1951
    Date of exit: 25 October 1951
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Manchester Blackley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1964-1970

  2. PPS 1947

    to C.W. Key, as Minister of Works

Schools

  1. Leeds Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Lyttleton, Sadie

    Year: 1932

    Notes: 2 sons, 1 daughter. Divorced 1947

  2. (Name unknown), Julie

    Year: 1948

    Notes: 1 daughter. Divorced 1976.

  3. Kagan, Mrs Barbara

    Year: 1976

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    -1981

  2. Labour Party member

    1995-2004

  3. Social Democratic Party member

    1981-1988

    Did not join Lib. Dem.

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society officer

    Treasurer 1950-1964

Trade unions

  1. /trade_unions/110 member