William Owen

Mr William James Owen

Rush ID: 8959

Details

Born:
18 February 1901
Died:
c. 3 April 1981
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Co-op official
Parentage:
W.E. Owen, miner
Notes:
Resigned following espionage charges, of which he was acquitted.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8959
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8003001
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. OWEN, William (1901-1981)

Constituencies

  1. Morpeth

    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Year of election: 1954*
    Date of election: 4 November 1954
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1970*
    Date of exit: c. 1970*
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: Co-op
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit April 1970. Seat vacant at Dissolution of Parliament.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dover

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
  2. Dover

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.

Schools

  1. Blaina Primary School, Monmouthshire

  2. Labour College, London

Marriages

  1. Smith, Ann

    Year: 1930

    Notes: 1 son, 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

  2. Co-operative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement officer

    various posts

  2. Fabian Society member

Local governments

  1. Blaina Urban District Council

    member

    1923-1927

  2. Leicester City Council

    member

    1932-1937

Trade unions

  1. Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers member