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Gilbert McAllister (26 March 1906 – 27 May 1964) was a British Labour Party politician. He unsuccessfully contested the North Lanarkshire constituency in 1935, and came a poor second at the 1937 Glasgow Hillhead by-election.

Gilbert McAllister
Member of Parliament
for Rutherglen
In office
5 July 1945 – 5 October 1951
Preceded byAllan Chapman
Succeeded byRichard Brooman-White
Personal details
Born(1906-03-26)26 March 1906
Died27 May 1964(1964-05-27) (aged 58)
Political partyLabour

At the 1945 general election McAllister was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Rutherglen. He held that seat for six years, until his defeat at the 1951 election by the Conservative Party candidate Richard Brooman-White.


  • Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
  • United Kingdom general elections results, 1951 at Richard Kimber's Political Science Resources
  • Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Allan Chapman
Member of Parliament for Rutherglen
Succeeded by
Richard Brooman-White