|Sir Horace Holmes
MP Esq DCM
|Member of Parliament for Hemsworth|
22 February 1946 – 8 October 1959
|Preceded by||George Griffiths|
|Succeeded by||Alan Beaney|
|Born||Horace Edwin Holmes
30 March 1888
|Died||9 September 1971(aged 83)|
He was elected unopposed as Member of Parliament for Hemsworth at a by-election in 1946 following the death of the sitting MP George Griffiths. Holmes held the seat at the next three general elections, each time with the largest Labour majority in the election. He stood down at the 1959 general election.
- "Supplement to the London Gazette" (PDF). 11 June 1966. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
- "Sir Horace Edwin Holmes". National Portrait Gallery. Retrieved 22 April 2017.
- Craig, FWS, ed. (1969). British parliamentary election results 1918-1949. Glasgow: Political Reference Publications. ISBN 0-900178-01-9.
- The Times' Guide to the House of Commons. 1950.
- The Times' Guide to the House of Commons. 1955.
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