Julius Silverman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Julius Silverman (8 December 1905 – 21 September 1996) was a British Labour Party politician.

Born in Leeds, Silverman's father escaped Anti-Jewish pogroms in Minsk, Belarus and he attended Leeds Central High School and first worked as a warehouseman. He later became a barrister, called by Gray's Inn in 1931, and practised in Birmingham. He served as a councillor on Birmingham City Council 1934-45.

Silverman contested Birmingham Moseley in 1935. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for 38 years, for Birmingham Erdington (1945–1955 and 1974–1983) and Birmingham Aston (1955–1974).

He was granted Honorary Freedom of the City of Birmingham in 1982 and died in Birmingham aged 90.


External links[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Wright
Member of Parliament for Birmingham Erdington
Constituency abolished
Preceded by
Woodrow Wyatt
Member of Parliament for Birmingham Aston
1955February 1974
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Birmingham Erdington
February 19741983
Succeeded by
Robin Corbett