Simon, John Allsebrook Simon, Viscount, 1873-1954

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Birth 1873-02-28
Death 1954-01-11
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

John Simon was a British politician and Secretary of Foreign Affairs in the Chamberlain government who supported appeasement policy toward Hitler.

From the description of TLS, 1935 March 7, Foreign Office [London, Eng.] to Lord Dickinson / John Simon. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 226399540

1906-1918 Member of Parliament for Walthamstow Division, Essex; 1910-1913 Solicitor-General; 1913-1915 Attorney-General; 1915-1916 Secretary of State for Home Affairs; 1927-1930 Chairman of the Indian Statutory Commission; 1931-1935 Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; 1935-1937 Secretary of State for Home Affairs and Deputy Leader of the House of Commons; 1937-1940 Chancellor of the Exchequer; 1940-1945 Lord Chancellor.

Epithet: politician and lawyer

Title: 1st Viscount Simon

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001137.0x0003d1

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  • Bihar and Orissa, India (as recorded)
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  • Punjab, India (as recorded)
  • Delhi, India (as recorded)
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  • Germany (as recorded)
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  • North-West Frontier Province, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • United Provinces, India (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
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  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • East Africa, Africa (as recorded)
  • Afghanistan, Asia (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia Minor (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Central Provinces, India (as recorded)
  • Germany, Europe (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • United States, North America (as recorded)
  • Punjab, India (as recorded)
  • Lahore, India (as recorded)
  • Sri Lanka, Asia (as recorded)
  • Sind, India (as recorded)
  • Simla, India (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Hazara, North-West Frontier Province (as recorded)
  • Great Britain, Europe (as recorded)