Robert Edwards

Mr Robert Edwards

Rush ID: 8844

Details

Born:
6 January 1906
Died:
1990
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Trade Union official
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
Richard Edwards, of Liverpool
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8844
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7343988
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. EDWARDS, Robert (1906-1990)

Constituencies

  1. Wolverhampton South East

    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: Co-op
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Bilston

    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 26 May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: Co-op
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Newport [Monmouthshire/Gwent]

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: Thu 5th Jul 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: ILP
    Notes:
  2. Stretford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1939*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: ILP
    Notes:
  3. Chorley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: Thu 14th Nov 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: ILP
    Notes:

Other parliaments

  1. European Parliament

    member

    1977-1979

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

  2. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Sandham, Edith May

    Year: 1933

    Notes: 1 son

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to Elijah Sandham

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

  2. Independent Labour Party member

    National Chairman 1943-1948

  3. Co-operative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

Local governments

  1. Liverpool City Council

    member

    1929-1932

Trade unions

  1. Chemical Workers' Union officer

    General Secretary 1947-1971

  2. Transport and General Workers Union officer

    National Officer 1971-1976