James Welsh

Mr James C. Welsh

Rush ID: 9176

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1880
Died:
4 November 1954
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Trade Union official
Parentage:
William Welsh, miner, of Haywood, Lanarkshire
Notes:
Middle initial 'C' does not stand for a name; he adopted this as an author's name and to distinguish himself from another MP of the same name.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
9176
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6130821
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WELSH, James (1880-1954)

Constituencies

  1. Bothwell

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Coatbridge

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: DLP
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Lanark

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1931

    to W. Adamson, as Secretary of State for Scotland.

Marriages

  1. Hunter, Elizabeth

    Year: 1905

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Trade unions

  1. Miners Federation of Great Britain officer

    Executive member 1923

  2. Lanarkshire Miners' County Union member