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Ellen Wilkinson


Past politician and labour member, who became among the first ladies in Britain to become elected as an associate of Parliament in 1924. She displayed both Jarrow and Middlesbrough East in Parliament. She analyzed History in the University or college of Manchester before learning to be a founding person in the Communist Party in 1920. She was the Minister of Education from 1945 until her loss of life in 1947 from an overdose of barbiturates. She was created in Ardwick, Manchester. She and tv acting professional, Matthew Horne, both analyzed at the University or college of Manchester.

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Full Name Ellen Wilkinson
Date Of Birth October 8, 1891
Died February 6, 1947, St Mary's Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth England
Profession Politician
Education Victoria University of Manchester
Nationality British
Star Sign Libra

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1A founding member of the British Communist Party in 1920. Appointed parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Pensions in Winston Churchill's wartime government, she was responsible for air raid shelters.
2First female Minister of Education in British history, appointed by Clement Attlee.



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