John Wilmot

Mr John Charles Wilmot

Rush ID: 8686

Details

Born:
2 April 1895
Died:
22 July 1964
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Bank employee
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Charles Wilmot
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8686
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6264459
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILMOT, John (1895-1964)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Wilmot of Selmeston

    New hereditary

    1950

Constituencies

  1. Deptford

    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: 30 January 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Seat vacant at Dissolution of Parliament.
  2. Lambeth Kennington

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1939*
    Date of election: 24 May 1939
    Nature of election: By-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: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Fulham East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1933*
    Date of election: 25 October 1933
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Lewisham East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 1931-10-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Lewisham East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 1929-05-30 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Lewisham East

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 1924-10-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1940-1944

    to Hugh Dalton, as Minister of Economic Warfare (1940-1942) and President of Board of Trade (1942-1944)

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1944-1945

    Ministry of Supply

  3. Minister of Supply 1945-1947

  4. Minister of Aircraft Production 1945-1946

Higher education

  1. King's College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Hither Green School, Lewisham

Marriages

  1. Slate, Elsa

    Year: 1928

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    NEC member 1939-1941

Political organisations

  1. Institute of Bankers member

  2. Royal Empire Society member

  3. Fabian Society member

  4. Workers Travel Association member

Local governments

  1. London County Council

    member

    Alderman 1937-1945.

Clubs

  1. Reform Club