Ernest Bevin
Bevin 1945
Chancellor of the Exchequer
In office:

July 27, 1945 - March 9, 1951

Preceded by: Unknown
Succeded by: Hugh Gaitskell
General Secretary of the TGWU
In office:

January 1, 1922 - July 27, 1945

Preceded by: None
Succeded by: Arthur Deakin
MP for Wandsworth Central
In office:

1940 - 1951

Preceded by: Unknown
Succeded by: Unknown

March 9 1881, Winsford, United Kingdom

Died April 14 1945, London, United Kingdom
Nationality: British
Political party: Labour


Children: None
Alma mater:


Occupation: Politician, Trade Unionist
Religion: Baptist

Ernest Bevin was a british politician and trade unionist who served as Chancellor of the Exchequer (1945 - 1951) under Clement Attlee.

A lifelong trade unionist, he only entered parliamentary politics in 1940. He was appointed Chancellor by Attlee after labour's victory in the 1945 election.

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