Alexander Anderson (Scottish politician)

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Alexander Anderson (12 April 1888 – 11 February 1954) was a Labour Party politician in Scotland, who represented the for Motherwell constituency in the House of Commons for nine years.

He first stood for the seat at a by-election in April 1945, when he lost to Dr. Robert McIntyre of the Scottish National Party. He won it at the general election in July that year, and held it until his death in 1954.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Robert McIntyre
Member of Parliament for Motherwell
1945–1954
Succeeded by
George Lawson