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Barnes, George Nicoll

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Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1940 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: Scottish
Categories: Politician

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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.

 

 

 


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