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Joseph Gormley GORMLEY

unionist

Joseph GORMLEY, British trade unionist. Order of Merit (Fed. of National; National; Organization Committee; Bureau, Socialist Institute; General Council of TUC 1973-1980; British Overseas Trade Board 1979-1980.

Background

GORMLEY, Joseph was born on July 5, 1917 in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancs.

Education

St. Oswald’s Roman Catholic School, Ashton-in-Makerfield.

Career

Cllr., Ashton-in-Makerfield. Member, National Executive Committee, 19631973, Chairman, International and Organization Committee, Labour Party. Justice of the Peace, 1961.

Member, Trades Union Congress General Council, 1973-1980. Miner, 1951; member, National Executive Committee, 1957, General Secretary, North Western Area, 1961, President, 1971-1982, National Union of Mineworkers. Director. United Racecourses Ltd., since 1982.

Works

  • Battered Cherub, 1982.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Rugby football.

Connections

Spouse Sarah Ellen Gormley (née Mather), 1937. Children: one son, one d.

spouse:
Sarah Ellen Mather