James Griffiths

Mr James Griffiths

Rush ID: 9256

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1890
Died:
7 August 1975
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Political party agent
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9256
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q333834
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GRIFFITHS, James (1890-1975)

Constituencies

  1. Llanelli

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Llanelly

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1936*
    Date of election: 26 March 1936
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Minister 1945-1950

    Nat Ins

  2. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1950-1951

  3. Secretary of State for Wales 1964-1966

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

Marriages

  1. Rutley, Winnie

    Year: 1918

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. Trades Council member

    Ammanford-Sec

  2. National Executive Committee member

Trade unions

  1. South Wales Miners Federation member

  2. National Union of Mineworkers member

  3. National Union of Mineworkers sponsored by

  4. South Wales Miners Federation leader

    Pres