William Ross

Mr William Ross

Rush ID: 8946

Details

Born:
7 April 1911
Died:
10 June 1988
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Anglican
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
School teacher
Parentage:
W. Ross, railway engine driver, of Ayr
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8946
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333404
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ROSS, William (1911-1988)

Peerages

  1. Baron Ross of Marnock

    Life

    1979

Constituencies

  1. Kilmarnock

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1946*
    Date of election: 5 December 1946
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1979
    Date of exit: 3 May 1979
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Ayr District of Burghs

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Secretary of State for Scotland 1964-1970

  2. Secretary of State for Scotland 1974-1976

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Ayr Academy

Marriages

  1. Aitkenhead, Elizabeth

    Year: 1948

    Notes: 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Freemason member