George Thomas

Mr Thomas George Thomas

Rush ID: 8913

Details

Born:
29 January 1909
Died:
22 September 1997
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Methodist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Police officer
Election occupation:
School teacher
Parentage:
Zachariah Thomas
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Speaker/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8913
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333919
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. THOMAS, George (1909-1997)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Tonypandy

    New hereditary

    1979

Constituencies

  1. Cardiff West

    Party: Speaker
    Year of election: 1976*
    Date of election: 3 February 1976
    Nature of election: Change of party
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Party: Speaker
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Cardiff West

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1976*
    Date of exit: 3 February 1976
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: NUT
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Cardiff Central

    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
    Sponsorship: NUT
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Speaker 1976-1979

  2. PPS 1951

    July-November 1951; to Lord Ogmore, as Minister of Civil Aviation

  3. Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State 1964-1966

    Home Office

  4. Minister of State 1966-1967

    Welsh Office

  5. Minister of State 1967-1968

    Commonwealth Office

  6. Secretary of State for Wales 1968-1970

  7. Deputy Speaker 1974-1976

  8. Chairman of Ways and Means 1974-1976

Higher education

  1. University of Southampton

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Tonypandy Secondary School

Marriages

  1. Unknown, not married

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Teachers officer

    National Executive member 1940-1945