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  Shinwell, Manny
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<-  1983-01-01  
 
NameManny Shinwell
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Born October 18, 1884
DiedMay 08, 1986 (101 years)
ContributorNew Jerusalem
Last ModifedNew Jerusalem
Feb 17, 2010 07:25pm
Tags Dutch - Jewish - Polish - Scottish - Married - Widowed - Imprisoned - Union Member -
InfoTrade Unionist and Politician. Best known as a leading figure in Red Clydeside as for defeating Ramsay MacDonald in 1935.

Member of Parliament for Linlithgowshire 1922-1924 and 1928-1931. Member of Parliament for Seaham (renamed Easington in 1950) 1935-1970. Baron Shinwell of Easington in County Durham from 1970 until his death.

Secretary of Mines 1924 and 1930-1931, Financial Secretary to the War Office 1929-1930, Minister of Fuel and Power 1945-1947, Secretary of State for War 1947-1950, Minister of Defense 1950-1951.


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  03/05/1966 UK Parliament - Easington Won 81.37% (+62.73%)
  10/15/1964 UK Parliament - Easington Won 80.45% (+60.90%)
  10/08/1959 UK Parliament - Easington Won 79.79% (+59.58%)
  05/26/1955 UK Parliament - Easington Won 79.07% (+58.13%)
  10/25/1951 UK Parliament - Easington Won 80.77% (+61.53%)
  02/23/1950 UK Parliament - Easington Won 81.05% (+62.09%)
  07/05/1945 UK Parliament - Seaham Won 80.08% (+60.15%)
  11/14/1935 UK Parliament - Seaham Won 68.22% (+36.43%)
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