Edward Williams

Mr Edward John Williams

Rush ID: 9395

Details

Born:
1 July 1890
Died:
16 May 1963
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Miner
Election occupation:
Miner's agent
Parentage:
Emmanuel Williams, of Victoria, Monmouthshire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9395
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5345919
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WILLIAMS, Edward (1890-1963)

Constituencies

  1. Ogmore

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1931*
    Date of election: 19 May 1931
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1946*
    Date of exit: 27 February 1946
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as High Commissioner of Australia.

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1942-1945

    to George Hall, as Financial Secretary to the Admiralty and Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

  2. Minister of Information 1945-1946

  3. Deputy Speaker 1945

Schools

  1. Victoria Voluntary School, Monmouthshire

  2. Hopkinstown Elementary School

  3. Labour College, London

Marriages

  1. James, Evelyn

    Year: 1916

Parties

  1. Labour Party member

Political organisations

  1. ILP member

  2. No Conscription Fellowship member

  3. Hands Off Russia Council member

Local governments

  1. Glamorgan County Council

    member

    1928-1931

Trade unions

  1. National Union of Mineworkers member