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Ernest Bevin

Person  Male  Born 9/3/1881  Died 14/4/1951

Born in Winford, Somerset. "The Dockers' K.C.". Self-taught. National Organiser of the Dockers' Union, 1910 - 1921. General Secretary of the Transport and General Workers Union (which he created), 1921 - 1945. Chairman Trades Union Congress, 1937. Member of Parliament Central Wandsworth, 1940 - 1950 and East Woolwich, 1950 - 1951. Minister of Labour and National Service, 1940 - 1945. Secretary for Foreign Affairs, 1945 - 1951. Member of the Executive Committee of the International Transport Workers Federation.
Died at his London home, 1 Carlton Gardens.

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Ernest Bevin

English Heritage Ernest Bevin, 1881 - 1951, trade union leader and statesman...

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Ernest Bevin bust

Unveiled by Bermondsey Mayor Geoghegan, Chairman of the statue committee. The...

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