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  Abse, Leo
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<-  1978-01-01  
 
NameLeo Abse
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Born April 22, 1917
DiedAugust 19, 2008 (91 years)
ContributorNew Jerusalem
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Jun 09, 2011 02:26pm
Tags Jewish - Welsh - Divorced - Married - Straight -
InfoLeopold "Leo" Abse

Solicitor, Author and Politician.

Member of Cardiff City Council in the mid 1950's
Member of Parliament for Pontypool 1958-1983
Member of Parliament for Torfaen 1983-1987

Noted as a campaigner for the legalisation of homosexuality and for liberal divorce laws.

A founder of the law firm "Leo Abse & Cohen"

Author of numerous books including "Private Member" (London, 1973), "Margaret, Daughter of Beatrice" (London, 1989), "Wotan, My Enemy" (London, 1994), "The Man behind the Smile" (London, 1994) and "Fellatio, Masochism, Politics and Love" (London, 1997)


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Son Tobias Abse 0000-

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  06/01/1983 UK Parliament - Torfaen Won 47.30% (+18.95%)
  05/03/1979 UK Parliament - Pontypool Won 61.93% (+38.76%)
  10/10/1974 UK Parliament - Pontypool Won 63.40% (+46.70%)
  02/28/1974 UK Parliament - Pontypool Won 59.69% (+41.48%)
  10/15/1964 UK Parliament - Pontypool Won 74.57% (+52.70%)
  10/08/1959 UK Parliament - Pontypool Won 70.08% (+46.76%)
  11/10/1958 UK Parliament - Pontypool Won 68.49% (+47.01%)
  05/26/1955 UK Parliament - Cardiff North Lost 40.75% (-18.51%)
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