Simeon was elected at the 1832–33 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Isle of Wight, a new constituency which had been created by the Reform Act 1832. He was re-elected in 1835, and stood down from the House of Commons at the 1837 general election.
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1832 – 1837
William à Court-Holmes
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1824 – 1854
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