Wilfrid Burke

Mr Wilfrid Andrew Burke

Rush ID: 8939

Details

Born:
23 November 1889
Died:
18 July 1968
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
School teacher
Election occupation:
Teacher/TU organiser
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Chief Whip/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8939
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8001932
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. BURKE, Wilfrid (1889-1968)

Constituencies

  1. Burnley

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    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: USDAW
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Manchester Blackley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  2. Manchester Blackley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  3. Manchester Blackley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Postmaster-General 1945-1947

  2. Whip 1943

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. National Executive Committee member

Trade unions

  1. Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers member

  2. Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers sponsored by