Edward Short

Mr Edward Watson Short

Rush ID: 9232

Details

Born:
17 December 1912
Died:
4 May 2012
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
School teacher
Election occupation:
School head teacher
Parentage:
Charles Short, of Warcop, Westmoreland
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9232
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333944
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHORT, Edward (1912- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Glenamara

    Life

    1977

Constituencies

  1. Newcastle upon Tyne Central

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 25 October 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1976*
    Date of exit: c. 1976*
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: NUT
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit October 1976.

Ministerial offices

  1. Opposition/other party Whip 1955-

    Assistant Opposition Whip

  2. Opposition/other party Whip 1962-1964

    Deputy Opposition Chief Whip

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1964-1966

    Treasury

  4. Chief Whip 1964-1966

  5. Postmaster-General 1966-1968

  6. Secretary of State for Education and Science 1968-1970

  7. Lord President of the Council 1974-1976

  8. Leader of the House of Commons 1974-1976

Higher education

  1. University of Durham

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Sewell, Jennie

    Year: 1941

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    NEC member 1972-1976; Deputy Leader 1972-1976

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

Local governments

  1. Newcastle-upon-Tyne City Council

    member

    1948-1951

    Leader of Labour Group

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Teachers member