Arthur Henderson

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Arthur Henderson
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Leader o the Opposeetion
In office
1 September 1931 – 25 October 1932
Prime Meenister Ramsay MacDonald
Precedit bi Stanley Baldwin
Succeedit bi George Lansbury
Leader o the Labour Pairty
In office
28 August 1931 – 25 October 1932
Deputy John Robert Clynes
Precedit bi Ramsay MacDonald
Succeedit bi George Lansbury
In office
5 August 1914 – 24 October 1917
Chief Whip Frank Goldstone
George Henry Roberts
Precedit bi Ramsay MacDonald
Succeedit bi William Adamson
In office
22 Januar 1908 – 14 February 1910
Chief Whip George Henry Roberts
Precedit bi Keir Hardie
Succeedit bi George Nicoll Barnes
Secretar o State for Foreign Affairs
In office
7 Juin 1929 – 24 August 1931
Prime Meenister Ramsay MacDonald
Precedit bi Austen Chamberlain
Succeedit bi 1st Marquess o Reading
Chief Whip o the Labour Pairty
In office
1925–1927
Leader Ramsay MacDonald
Precedit bi Ben Spoor
Succeedit bi Tom Kennedy
In office
1920–1924
Leader John Robert Clynes
Ramsay MacDonald
Precedit bi William Tyson Wilson
Succeedit bi Ben Spoor
In office
1914–1914
Leader Ramsay MacDonald
Precedit bi George Henry Roberts
Succeedit bi Frank Walter Goldstone
In office
8 Februar 1906 – 1907
Precedit bi David Shackleton
Succeedit bi George Henry Roberts
Home Secretary
In office
23 Januar 1924 – 4 November 1924
Prime Meenister Ramsay MacDonald
Precedit bi William Bridgeman
Succeedit bi Sir William Joynson-Hicks
Minister without Portfolio
In office
10 December 1916 – 12 August 1917
Prime Meenister David Lloyd George
Precedit bi Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice
Succeedit bi George Nicoll Barnes
Paymaster-General
In office
18 August 1916 – 10 December 1916
Prime Meenister H. H. Asquith
Precedit bi Thomas Legh
Succeedit bi Joseph Compton-Rickett
Preses o the Buird o Education
In office
25 Mey 1915 – 18 August 1916
Prime Meenister H. H. Asquith
Precedit bi Jack Pease
Succeedit bi Robert Crewe-Milnes
Member o Pairlament
for Clay Cross
In office
1 September 1933 – 14 November 1935
Precedit bi Charles Duncan
Succeedit bi Alfred Holland
Member o Pairlament
for Burnley
In office
28 Februar 1924 – 27 October 1931
Precedit bi Dan Irving
Succeedit bi Gordon Campbell
Member o Pairlament
for Newcastle-upon-Tyne East
In office
17 Januar 1923 – 6 December 1923
Precedit bi Joseph Nicholas Bell
Succeedit bi Sir Robert Aske
Member o Pairlament
for Widnes
In office
30 August 1919 – 15 November 1922
Precedit bi William Hall Walker
Succeedit bi George Christopher Clayton
Personal details
Born 13 September 1863
Glesga, Scotland
Dee'd 20 October 1935(1935-10-20) (aged 72)
Lunnon, Ingland
Poleetical pairty Labour
Religion Methodism

Arthur Henderson PC (13 September 1863 – 20 October 1935) wis a Breetish iron moulder an Labour politeecian. He wis the first Labour cabinet meenister, wan the Nobel Peace Prize in 1934 an, uniquely, served three separate terms as Leader o the Labour Pairty in three different decades. He wis popular amang his colleagues, wha cried him "Uncle Arthur" in acknawledgement o his integrity, his devotion tae the cause an his imperturbability. He wis a transeetional figur whase policies war, at first, close tae those o the Liberal Pairty, an the trades unions rejectit his emphasis on arbitration an conciliation, an thwarted his goal o unifyin the Labour Pairty an the trades unions.