Lee, Jennie (Bevan)

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Name
Lee, Jennie (Bevan) Gender: F
Janet Lee
born on 3 November 1904 at 14:30 (= 2:30 PM )
Place Lochgelly, Scotland, 56n08, 3w19
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 10°45' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 15°28 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 22°16'



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Jennie (Bevan) Lee
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Biography

Scottish teacher, author and politician, Member of Parliament and Minister of State for the Arts, Baroness Lee of Asheridge. She married Aneurin Bevan, a prominent Labour Party figure, in 1934 and together they became known as "Britain's first man-and-wife Parliament team." Her books include "My Life with Nye," 1980, "This Great Journey," 1963 and "Our Ally, Russia" in 1941.

A Scottish coal miner's daughter, her father was active in trade union movements. Well educated, she held degrees from the University of Edinburgh and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws by Cambridge. Before entering politics, she taught for two years at a village in east Scotland. She held her seat in Parliament for 27 years and showed a lifelong concern for the underprivileged. Her husband was a member of Parliament for 31 years and died in 1960.

The Baroness died 11/16/1988 London.

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Relationships

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1941 (First book released)
  • Death of Mate 1960 (Husband died)

Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (26 years)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Aneurin Bevan)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Loves job (M.P. over 25 years)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 84)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Secondary)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (M.P.)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women

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