Victor Collins

Mr Victor John Collins

Rush ID: 8926

Details

Born:
1 July 1903
Died:
22 December 1971
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Victor Collins, manufacturer
Notes:
Held ministerial offices after elevation to Peerage.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4
Education level:
Graduate

References

Rush ID:
8926
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2522267
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COLLINS, Victor (1903-1971)

Peerages

  1. Baron Stonham

    Life

    1958

Constituencies

  1. Shoreditch and Finsbury

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1954*
    Date of election: 21 October 1954
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1958*
    Date of exit: c. 1958*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit July 1958.
  2. Taunton

    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: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Taunton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. London School of Economics and Political Science

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Regent Street Polytechnic

    Notes: check status

Marriages

  1. Savage, Violet Mary

    Year: 1929

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Fabian Society member

  2. Nat Basket and Willow Trades Advisory Ctee member

    Chairman

Clubs

  1. City Livery Club