Person    | Male  Born 30/6/1893  Died 24/3/1950

Harold Laski

Born Harold Joseph Laski at Smedley House, Cheetham Hill, Manchester. His mother's maiden name was Frankenstein. He lectured at universities in Canada and America. Returning to Britain he became Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics. Chairman of the British Labour Party 1945 - 1946. Died at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington.

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Harold Laski, 1893 - 1950, teacher and political philosopher lived here, 1926...

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