Sir Jabez Edward Johnson-Ferguson, 1st Baronet (27 November 1849 – 10 December 1929) was an English businessman and Liberal politician.
Johnson-Ferguson was born Jabez Edward Johnson at Salford, Lancashire. He was educated at St John's College, Cambridge. He was a merchant of Lancashire living at Kenyan Hall near Manchester and chairman of his company, which had several names including Messrs Jabez Johnson & Co and Jabez Johnson, Hodgkinson and Pearson, Ltd. He was also a director of Williams, Deacon & Manchester and Salford Bank Ltd. In 1881 he assumed by Royal licence the additional surname of Ferguson in 1881.
Johnson-Ferguson was elected as Member of Parliament for Loughborough in 1885. He was a radical Liberal. He lost the seat in 1886, but regained it in 1892, holding it until 1906. In 1891 he became a director of Bolckow Vaughan Co. Ltd, a mining company, and became its chairman and managing director in 1906 until his death. He became a baronet on 18 July 1906.
- "Johnson-Ferguson, Jabez Edward (JHN868JE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- James R. Moore The transformation of urban liberalism
- Hansard list of MPs
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- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Sir Edward Johnson-Ferguson
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