William Adamson (Labour politician)

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William Murdoch Adamson (12 April 1881 – 25 October 1945) was a British Labour politician, and the son of his namesake, the Labour MP and Leader of the Labour Party, William Adamson.

He was a National Officer of the Transport and General Workers' Union. In 1902 he married Jennie Johnston, later Member of Parliament for Dartford and Bexley.

He was Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for Cannock, in Staffordshire from 1922–1931 and from 1935-1945. He served in government as a Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury from 1941-1944.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James Parker
Member of Parliament for Cannock
19221931
Succeeded by
Sarah Adelaide Ward
Preceded by
Sarah Adelaide Ward
Member of Parliament for Cannock
19351945
Succeeded by
Jennie Lee