George Jeger

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George Jeger (19 March 1903 – 6 January 1971) was a British Labour Party politician. He was Member of Parliament for Winchester from 1945 to 1950 (which after his term formed a safe seat for the Conservative Party until 1997), and achieving candidature for a more promising majority seat was immediately after elected as the MP for Goole from 1950, which he held until his death in 1971. He previously worked as a bank official and a freelance journalist,[1][2] and served as a member of Shoreditch Borough Council from 1926 to 1940, and Mayor of Shoreditch from 1937 to 1938.[3]

He was the brother of Santo Jeger, brother-in-law of Lena Jeger, and father of Jenny Jeger.[4][5]

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  1. ^ "Labour Hopes at Walsall". The Manchester Guardian. 8 November 1938. 
  2. ^ "A Mixed Political History". The Manchester Guardian. 12 August 1938. 
  3. ^ "Jeger, George". Who Was Who. Oxford University Press. 1 December 2007. doi:10.1093/ww/9780199540884.013.U156112. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  4. ^ Mandelson, Peter (5 September 1997). "Obituary: Jenny Jeger: A rock of Labour". The Guardian. 
  5. ^ "Jenny Jeger". The Times. 10 September 1997. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Gerald Palmer
Member of Parliament for Winchester
19451950
Succeeded by
Peter Smithers
New constituency Member of Parliament for Goole
19501971
Succeeded by
Edmund Marshall