John Edwards

Mr Lewis John Edwards

Rush ID: 8746

Details

Born:
27 May 1904
Died:
23 November 1959
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Higher Education teacher
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8746
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1699943
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. EDWARDS, John (1904-1959)

Constituencies

  1. Brighouse and Spenborough

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950*
    Date of election: 4 May 1950
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1959*
    Date of exit: 23 November 1959
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Blackburn

    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: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Blackburn West at 1950 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Blackburn West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Thu 23rd Feb 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. Leeds North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: Thu 14th Nov 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  3. Leeds North

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: Tue 27th Oct 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1947-1949

    Ministry of Health

  2. Parliamentary Secretary 1949-1950

    Board of Trade

  3. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1950-1951

  4. PPS 1945-1947

Higher education

  1. University of Leeds

    Graduated

    check if grad-may have been pt course

Schools

  1. Aylesbury Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Watson, Dorothy May

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Labour League of Youth member

  2. Workers Educational Association member

  3. Fabian Society member

  4. British Council for International Understanding member

Local governments

  1. Leeds City Council

    member

    1933-1936

Trade unions

  1. Post Office Engineering Union officer

    1938-1947

    Gen Sec

Clubs

  1. Reform Club