Ellen Wilkinson

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Birthday
8, 1891
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 6, 1947 (55)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
8, 1891
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Feb 6, 1947 (55)

About

Former politician and labour member, who became one of the first women in Britain to be elected as a Member of Parliament in 1924. She represented both Jarrow and Middlesbrough East in Parliament.

Before Fame

She studied History at the University of Manchester before becoming a founding member of the Communist Party in 1920.

Trivia

She was the Minister of Education from 1945 until her death in 1947 from an overdose of barbiturates.

Family Life

She was born in Ardwick, Manchester.

Associated With

She and television actor, Matthew Horne, both studied at the University of Manchester.

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