Sir James Reynolds, 1st Baronet
Reynolds was born in Woolton, Liverpool and was educated at Ushaw College and Fort Augustus Abbey. He was a senior partner in the firm of Reynolds & Gibson, cotton brokers, of Liverpool. Commissioned into the 1/3rd West Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (Territorial Force), he commanded it in the First World War and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) in 1917.
He was elected at the 1929 general election as Member of Parliament for Liverpool Exchange, following the retirement of the Conservative MP Sir Leslie Scott. He was re-elected in 1931, and died in office in 1932, aged 67.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Leigh Rayment's list of baronets [self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Sir James Reynolds
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