Renée Short

Mrs Renée Short

Rush ID: 9282

Details

Born:
26 April 1916
Died:
18 January 2003
Birth place:
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, U.K.
Gender:
Female
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 20/01/2003. Stenton and most other sources give birth as April 1919, Guardian/Independent obituary as 1916. Parliamentary sources also 1916.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9282
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7313013
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHORT, Renée (1919-2003)

Constituencies

  1. Wolverhampton North East

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1987
    Date of exit: 11 June 1987
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: TGWU
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Watford

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Thu 8th Oct 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  2. St Albans

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University of Manchester

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Nottingham County Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Short, Dr Andrew

    Notes: 2 daughters

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

    1948-

    NEC member 1970-1981, 1983-1988

Political organisations

  1. Co-operative movement member

  2. Tribune member

Local governments

  1. Hertfordshire County Council

    member

    1952-1967

  2. Watford Rural District Council

    member

    1952-1964

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Journalists member

  2. Transport and General Workers Union member