Barnes, George Nicoll

Born: Jan 02, 1859 AD
Died: 1940 AD, at 81 years of age.

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.




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