|Dr Santo Jeger|
|Member of Parliament for Holborn and St Pancras South|
23 February 1950 – 24 September 1953
|Preceded by||New constituency|
|Succeeded by||Lena Jeger|
|Member of Parliament for St Pancras South East|
5 July 1945 – 23 February 1950
|Preceded by||Alfred Beit|
|Succeeded by||Constituency abolished|
|Mayor of Shoreditch|
|Preceded by||George Reynolds|
|Succeeded by||Henrietta Girling|
|Born||Santo Wayburn Jeger
20 May 1898
|Died||24 September 1953(aged 55)|
|Spouse(s)||Lena Jeger (m. 1948)|
|Alma mater||University College, Cardiff
London and St Mary's Hospital
Jeger was educated at University College, Cardiff and the London and St Mary's Hospitals. A doctor by profession, Jeger was a founder of the Socialist Medical Association. He served as a councillor on Shoreditch Borough Council from 1925 and was Mayor of the Borough 1929-30 and the Chairman of the Borough's public health committee for six years, establishing a number of clinics and public health schemes. He represented Shoreditch on the Metropolitan Boroughs Standing Joint Committee. Jeger was elected to the London County Council in 1931, serving until 1946. He was active in providing medical aid to the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War.
Jeger stood for Parliament without success in 1935 in St Pancras South East but won the seat at the 1945 general election. He was elected in the two subsequent elections in 1950 and 1951 for the new seat of Holborn and St Pancras South. He died in 1953 aged 55 and was succeeded as Member of Parliament in the ensuing by-election by his widow, Lena Jeger, later Baroness Jeger.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- The Times' Guide to the House of Commons. 1951.
- The Times' Guide to the House of Commons. 1950.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 45. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Castle, Barbara (3 March 2007). "Baroness Jeger". The Guardian. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Santo Jeger
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Sir Alfred Lane Beit
|Member of Parliament for St Pancras South East
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Holborn and St Pancras South
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