Sir John Brunner, 2nd Baronet
Sir John Fowler Leece Brunner, 2nd Baronet (24 May 1865 – 16 January 1929) was a British Liberal Party politician.
Brunner was the eldest son of industrialist Sir John Tomlinson Brunner. He was elected at the 1906 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Leigh in Lancashire, serving on the Liberal benches with his father, MP for Northwich in Cheshire.
On his father's death in 1919, he succeeded to the baronetcy.
Marriage and family
He married Lucy Marianne Vaughan Morgan (1871–1941), daughter of Octavius Vaughan Morgan (1837–1896), and granddaughter of Thomas Morgan of Pipton, near Glasbury, Breconshire (1796–1847). Their daughter Joyce Morgan Brunner married Sir William Arthington Worsley, 4th Baronet, and their granddaughter Katharine married Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, thereby becoming Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent. Their son Felix succeeded as the 3rd baronet upon the death of Sir John, age 63.
- 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
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Sir John Brunner
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