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Vernon Hartshorn

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Name  Vernon Hartshorn
Role  Politician

Died  March 13, 1931
Party  Labour Party
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Similar People  Ramsay MacDonald, Fred Jowett, Christopher Thomson - 1st Baron, Malcolm MacDonald

Vernon Hartshorn (1872 – 13 March 1931) was a Welsh trades unionist and Labour Party politician who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1918 until his death.

Hartshorn was President of the South Wales Miners' Federation, and a member of the National Executive of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain.

He was elected as Member of Parliament for Ogmore at the 1918 general election. He served as Postmaster-General in 1924, made a Privy Counsellor the same year, and became a member of the Simon Commission. In 1930, he was appointed Lord Privy Seal, serving until his death on 13 March 1931.

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