Henry White (British politician)

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Henry White (5 August 1890 – 4 February 1964) was a British Labour politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of North East Derbyshire from 1942-1959.

White was a miner and served as vice-president of the Derbyshire Mineworkers' Association for four years and as a branch secretary for 18 years. He was a councillor and alderman on Derbyshire County Council for many years and divisional party organiser. He was first elected to Parliament unopposed in a by-election in 1942, following the death of the sitting MP Frank Lee. He died in Chesterfield aged 73.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Frank Lee
Member of Parliament for North East Derbyshire
19421959
Succeeded by
Thomas Henry Swain
Trade union offices
Preceded by
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Vice-President of the Derbyshire Miners' Association
1938–1942
Succeeded by
Harold Neal