George Shield

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George William Shield (24 March 1876 – 1 December 1935) was a British Labour Party politician.

At the 1922 election, he stood unsuccessfully in the Conservative-held Hexham constituency in Northumberland, coming third with 24% of the votes.

Shield did not stand again until 1929, when he was elected as Member of Parliament for the Wansbeck constituency at a by-election on 13th February, and returned at the 1929 election.

He was defeated at the 1931 election by the Conservative candidate Bernard Cruddas, and did not stand again.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Henry Warne
Member of Parliament for Wansbeck
Succeeded by
Bernard Cruddas