Fred Watkins (politician)

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Frederick Charles Watkins (24 February 1883 – 31 January 1954) was a Labour Party politician in England.

He was an unsuccessful candidate at the 1923 general election in Aylesbury. At the 1929 general election, he was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Hackney Central. He was defeated at the 1931 general election, but regained his seat in 1935 and served until he stood down at the 1945 general election.

Sources[edit]

  • Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
  • Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Robert Vaughan Gower
Member of Parliament for Hackney Central
19291931
Succeeded by
John Cutts Lockwood
Preceded by
John Cutts Lockwood
Member of Parliament for Hackney Central
19351945
Succeeded by
Harry Hynd
Trade union offices
Preceded by
Fred Simpson
President of the Railway Clerks' Association
1937 – 1943
Succeeded by
Percy Morris