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Barnes, George Nicoll

Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1940 AD
Nationality: Scottish
Categories: Politician

1859 – George Nicoll Barnes was born 2nd of January in Lochee, Dundee.

1895 – Barnes joined the Independent Labour Party and unsuccessfully contested Rochdale.

1896-1908 – George Nicoll was apprenticed as an engineer and became General Secretary of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers.

1900 – Barnes was a delegate at the formation of the Labour Representation Committee.

1906 – George Nicoll was elected as MP for Glasgow Blackfriars and Hutchesontown at the general election for the Labour Party.

1910-1911 – George Nicoll was leader of the Labour Party.

1916-1917 – He was Minister of Pensions.

1917-1920 – George Nicoll served as Minister without Portfolio under David Lloyd George.

1940 – George Nicoll Barnes died 21st of April.