Ian Orr-Ewing (Weston-super-Mare MP)

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For the MP for Hendon North, see Ian Orr-Ewing.

Sir Ian Leslie Orr-Ewing (4 June 1893 – 27 April 1958) was a British Conservative Party politician.

Orr-Ewing was born in Ayr, Scotland, the son of Charles Orr-Ewing, Member of Parliament (MP) for Ayr Burghs. He contested Gateshead in 1929. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Weston-super-Mare in the 1934 by-election after the resignation of Lord Erskine. He served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Weston until his death in 1958. aged 64.

Orr-Ewing was knighted in the 1953 New Year Honours.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Lord Erskine
Member of Parliament for Weston-super-Mare
Succeeded by
David Webster