Arthur Massey Skeffington


Arthur Massey Skeffington Famous memorial

Death 18 Feb 1971 (aged 62)
Meopham, Gravesham Borough, Kent, England
Burial Meopham, Gravesham Borough, Kent, England
Plot Churchyard (extension)
Memorial ID 32955323 View Source

British Politician and Statesman. He was educated at Streatham Grammar School, London and London University, where he studied economics. He then worked as a teacher, economist and barrister, joining the Labour Party in 1923. He visited the Soviet Union in 1938, before spending the war years at the Board of Trade and the Ministry of Supply. He worked as assistant director in charge of the production of medical supplies. In 1964 he was made Joint Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Land and National Resources. He made official visits to East Africa, India, the United States and the Soviet Union. He campaigned against the abolition of the London County Council in 1963, and was Member of Parliament for Hayes and Harlington from 1953 until his death.

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  • Added: 15 Jan 2009
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Massey Skeffington (4 Sep 1908–18 Feb 1971), Find a Grave Memorial ID 32955323, citing St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Meopham, Gravesham Borough, Kent, England ; Maintained by Find a Grave .