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John Molesworth Thomas Dumphreys was born 24 December 1844 and died 18 December 1925.

Labour Progressive Party member of the London County Council elected for Deptford. Also member of the School Board for London and from 1900 an alderman on Bermondsey Borough Council, being Mayor of Bermondsey in 1907-08. Member of the London School Board, elected for Southwark 1891 1894, 1897 1900

One of the shortest-serving British MPs, being elected as the Conservative candidate for Bermondsey in a by-election in October 1909 but failing to hold the seat after the General Election that followed the dissolution of Parliament in December 1909.


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