Walter Green (politician)
Walter Henry Green (1878 - 13 April 1958) was a British Labour Co-operative politician for Deptford, elected in 1935 and MP until 1945. He became a councillor in Deptford in 1909, its mayor 1920-1922, and in 1944 became the first freeman of the borough. Later he became a member of the Metropolitan Water Board 1946-1953, and was appointed the C.B.E. Order of the British Empire in 1949.
Mayor of Deptford
Members of Parliament 1935-1945
Walter Green was elected Member of Parliament in the 1935 General Election, in which he gained the seat for Labour, with a majority of 6,892 (14.62%) over Conservative Prospective parliamentary candidate, Sir Malcolm Campbell, the then land and water speed record holder.
Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society chairman
Labour Party Chairman
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- List of Mayors, Deptford Town Hall council chamber, New Cross Road. Reproduced at Deptford Misc.
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