William Steward (UK politician)

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William Steward (UK politician)

British Conservative party politician, who served as Member of Parliament for Woolwich West from 1950 to 1959 add

Category: Politics

Born in 1901.

Countries: United Kingdom (50%), (50%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Conservative Party (UK), Member of parliament

Linked to: Norwich Model School, Worshipful Company of Distillers, Conservative party, Royal Air Force

 

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William Steward was born in 1901 add something

 

"'Sir William Arthur Steward"' was a British Conservative party politician, who served as Member of Parliament for Woolwich West from 1950 to 1959 add something


1930

The Veeraswamy restaurant was taken over by Steward in 1930 add something

 

Throughout the 1930s trade was very difficult but the couple used great resourcefulness and came through the challenging times add something


1940

In the 1940s and 1950s the restaurant became a great success add something


1945

Steward stood in Southwark Central at the 1945 general election without success, and was elected at the 1950 general election for Woolwich West add something


1950

The first ever curry in a can was introduce under Veeraswarmy Food Products brand in the early 1950s add something


1951

Continuing his interest in catering, he was chairman of the House of Commons Catering Committee from 1951 add something


1953

He was elected chairman of the London Conservative Union in 1953 add something


1967

The restaurant was sold by Sir William in 1967 add something


William Steward died in 1987 add something


1990

The food products business under the Veeraswarmy name continued in to be own by the couple into the 1990s add something