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Edward Short

AKA Edward Watson Short

Born: 17-Dec-1912
Birthplace: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England
Died: 4-May-2012
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Leader, House of Commons, 1974-76

Wife: Jennie Sewell (m. 1941, d. 2008, one son, one daughter)

    Administrator: Chancellor, Northumbria University (1992-2005)

    UK Leader of the House of Commons (1974-76)
    Lord President of the Council (1974-76)
    UK Minister Secretary of State for Education and Science (1968-70)
    UK Postmaster General (1966-68)
    UK Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury (1964-66)
    UK Member of Parliament for Newcastle upon Tyne Central (1951-76)
    UK City Council Newcastle
    Labour Party (UK) Deputy Leader (1972-76)
    World Wildlife Fund Board of Directors (1983-92)
    Member of the Board of Cable & Wireless (as Chairman, 1976-80)
    Life Peerage 28-Jan-1977 as Baron Glenamara of Glenridding

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