William Foster

Mr William Foster

Rush ID: 8941

Details

Born:
12 January 1887
Died:
2 December 1947
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Miners' agent
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8941
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8009247
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOSTER, William (1887-1947)

Constituencies

  1. Wigan

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1942*
    Date of election: 11 March 1942
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1947*
    Date of exit: 2 December 1947
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: NUM
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1945-1946

    Ministry of Fuel

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Stringfellow, Jane

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    Platt Bridge lab

Local governments

  1. Abram Urban District Council

    member

    1920-

  2. St Helens Borough Council

    member

    1935-1942

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Mineworkers sponsored by

  2. Miners Federation of Great Britain member

    exec comm