Thomas Williams

Mr Thomas Williams

Rush ID: 8903

Details

Born:
18 March 1888
Died:
29 March 1967
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Checkweighman
Parentage:
James Williams, of Wath, Yorkshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8903
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5307870
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILLIAMS, Thomas (1888-1967)

Peerages

  1. Baron Williams of Barnburgh

    Life

    1961

Constituencies

  1. Don Valley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1959
    Date of exit: 8 October 1959
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: NUM
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1924

    to Noel Buxton, as Minister of Agriculture

  2. PPS 1929-1931

    to Margaret Bondfield, as Minister of Labour

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1940-1945

    Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

  4. Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries 1945-1951

Marriages

  1. Andrews, Elizabeth Ann

    Year: 1910

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement

Local governments

  1. Bolton-on-Dearne UDC

    member

Trade unions

  1. Yorkshire Miners Association member

  2. Miners Federation of Great Britain sponsored by

  3. National Union of Mineworkers sponsored by