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Herbert Morrison

AKA Herbert Stanley Morrison

Born: 3-Jan-1888
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 6-Mar-1965
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: UK Home Secretary, 1940-45

Father: Henry Morrison (police constable)
Wife: Margaret Kent (m. 15-Mar-1919, div., one daughter)
Daughter: Mary Mandelson (b. 30-May-1921, d. 14-Feb-2006)
Wife: Edith Meadowcroft (m. 6-Jan-1955)

    UK Foreign Secretary (1951)
    UK Member of Parliament for Lewisham South (1950-59)
    UK Leader of the House of Commons (1945-51)
    Lord President of the Council (1945-51)
    UK Minister Deputy Prime Minister (1945-51)
    UK Member of Parliament for Lewisham East (1945-50)
    UK Home Secretary (1940-45)
    UK Minister of Supply (1940)
    UK City Council Leader, London County Council (1933-40)
    UK Member of Parliament for Hackney South (1935-45)
    UK Minister Transport (1929-31)
    UK Member of Parliament for Hackney South (1929-31)
    UK Member of Parliament for Hackney South (1923-24)
    UK Mayor Hackney (1920-21)
    UK City Council Hackney (1919-20)
    Labour Party (UK) Chairman (1928-29), Deputy Leader (1945-55)
    Life Peerage 1959 as Baron Morrison of Lambeth

Author of books:
Socialisation and Transport (1933)
Looking Ahead (1933, speeches)
Parliamentary Government in Britain (1949)
Autobiography (1960, memoir)

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