Arthur Evans (politician)

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Arthur Evans

Henry Arthur Evans (24 September 1898 – 25 September 1958), known as Arthur Evans, was a UK politician.

He contested the London County Council election, 1922 as a Progressive candidate for Lewisham West but was unsuccessful.

He was National Liberal Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Leicester East from 1922 to 1923 and Conservative MP for Cardiff South from 1924 to 1929, and from 1931 to 1945. At the 1945 general election he was defeated by the future Labour Prime Minister James Callaghan.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Banton
Member of Parliament for Leicester East
19221923
Succeeded by
George Banton
Preceded by
Arthur Henderson
Member of Parliament for Cardiff South
19241929
Succeeded by
Arthur Henderson
Preceded by
Arthur Henderson
Member of Parliament for Cardiff South
19311945
Succeeded by
James Callaghan
Preceded by
Esmond Harmsworth
Baby of the House
1922–1923
Succeeded by
Charles Rhys