President of the Trades Union Congress

President of the TUCPresidentits President
The President of the Trades Union Congress is a prominent but largely honorary position in British trade unionism.wikipedia
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General Council of the Trades Union Congress

General Council of the TUCTUC General CouncilGeneral Council
The Parliamentary Committee was replaced by the General Council in 1921, and the system continued.
The President of the Trades Union Congress is also chosen by the General Council.

Trades Union Congress

TUCTrade Union CongressTrades Unions Congress
Initially, the post of president was elected at the annual Trades Union Congress (TUC) itself, and would serve just for the duration of the congress.
Each year Congress elects a President of the Trades Union Congress, who carries out the office for the remainder of the year and then presides over the following year's conference.

Notts Trades Council

Nottingham Trades CouncilOrganised Trades AssociationNottingham and District Trades Council
In 1872, it hosted the congress, and Leatherland served as President of the TUC.

Fred Maddison

Frederick MaddisonMaddison, Fred
He joined the Typographical Association and soon rose in prominence, becoming President of the Trades Union Congress in 1886.

William Rolley

This was an influential organisation, and in 1875 it hosted the national Trades Union Congress (TUC) at the Temperance Hotel in Sheffield, with Rolley elected as President of the TUC.

William Pickles (trade unionist)

William Pickles
Although he never held high office in his own union, he was elected to the Parliamentary Committee of the Trades Union Congress, and served as President of the TUC in 1900.

Flint Glass Makers' Sick and Friendly Society

Flint Glass Makers Friendly SocietyNational Flint Glass Makers' Society of Great Britain and Ireland
The union also published the monthly Flint Glass Makers' Magazine, and was supportive of George Potter and the early Trades Union Congress (TUC), Wilkinson serving as its President in 1869.

T. R. Threlfall

In 1885, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) was held in Southport, and Threlfall was elected to serve as its President.

Samuel Shaftoe

He also regularly attended the Trades Union Congress (TUC), and was elected as President of the TUC when it met in Bradford in 1888.

James O'Grady

Sir James O'GradyO'Grady, James
Through his role in the Amalgamated Union of Cabinet Makers, he had been President of the Trades Union Congress in 1898, and he continued his union activities whilst an MP.

John Jenkins (British politician)

John JenkinsJohn Hagan JenkinsJ. H. Jenkins
He became President of the Trades Union Congress in 1895.

John William Ogden

J. W. Ogden
He served as President of the TUC in 1918, and as its delegate to the American Federation of Labour in 1920.

A. A. Purcell

Albert Arthur PurcellAlf PurcellA.A. Purcell
He was elected to the General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in 1921, becoming President of the TUC in 1924.

John Mallinson

When the Trades Union Congress (TUC) came to Edinburgh in 1896, he served as its President, and at the congress was also elected as its representative to the American Federation of Labour.

Edwin Coulson

While Coulson boycotted early meetings of the Trades Union Congress (TUC), partly in protest at Howell's involvement, he recognised its growing importance and served as President of the TUC in 1881.

Alonzo Swales

He was President of the TUC in 1925, and, during his term of office, he chaired the first meeting of a national organisation of trades councils.

Herbert Elvin (trade unionist)

Herbert Henry ElvinHerbert Elvin
He was elected to the General Council of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in 1925, and served as President of the TUC in 1938.

D. C. Cummings

David Charles Cummings
He was General Secretary of the union from 1900, and in 1906, he served as President of the Trades Union Congress.