Fred Marshall (British politician)

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Fred Marshall (1883 – November 1962) was a British politician.

Born in South Anston, Marshall a wagon builder by trade was elected as a Labour Party member of Sheffield City Council in 1919, serving as Lord Mayor of Sheffield in 1933/4. He entered Parliament by winning the Sheffield Brightside by-election, 1930, but lost the seat at the following year's general election.

Marshall was re-elected, again for Sheffield Brightside, at the 1935 general election. He was also elected as Chairman of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers, and from 1945 until 1947, served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Town and Country Planning. Marshall stood down from Parliament in 1950.

References[edit]

  • Michael Stenton and Stephen Lees, Who's Who of British MPs: Volume III, 1919-1945

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Ponsonby
Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside
19301931
Succeeded by
Hamer Field Russell
Preceded by
Hamer Field Russell
Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside
19351950
Succeeded by
Richard Winterbottom
Political offices
Preceded by
Ronald Tree
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Town and Country Planning
1945–1947
Succeeded by
Evelyn King
Trade union offices
Preceded by
J. R. Clynes
as President
Chair of the Executive of the National Union of General and Municipal Workers
1938–1945
Succeeded by
T. W. Kerry