Person Born 12/10/1866 Died 9/11/1937
Categories: Politics & Administration
Born at Lossiemouth, on the Moray Firth, Scotland.
The first Labour Prime Minister: 1924, 1929-35. The first prime minister to give cabinet office to a woman (Margaret Bondfield).
Died on the liner Reina del Pacifico, bound for South America, following a game of deck quoits. After a public funeral in Westminster Abbey his ashes were taken to Lossiemouth and buried in the grave where his wife's Margaret's had been buried twenty-six years before.