William John

Politician

1878 – 1955

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Who was William John?

William John was a Welsh Labour Party politician, and a Member of Parliament for thirty years.

At the Rhondda West by-election, 1920, he was elected as MP for the safe Labour constituency of Rhondda West, and held the seat until he retired from the House of Commons at the 1950 general election.

In Winston Churchill's war-time coalition government, he served from 1942 to 1944 as Comptroller of the Household, and from 1944 to 1945 as a Lord of the Treasury.

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Born
Oct 6, 1878
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Died
Aug 27, 1955

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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