John Swan (British politician)

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John Edmund Swan (1877 – 9 Feb 1956)[1] was a Labour Party politician in England.

He was elected at the 1918 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Barnard Castle in County Durham, but lost his seat at the 1922 election to the Conservative Party candidate, John Edwin Rogerson. Swan did not stand for Parliament again.[2]


  1. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "B" (part 1)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 338. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Henderson
Member of Parliament for Barnard Castle
Succeeded by
John Edwin Rogerson
Trade union offices
Preceded by
Peter Lee
General Secretary of the Durham Miners' Association
Succeeded by
Sam Watson