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Percy Jewson

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Percy William Jewson (16 February 1881 – 18 April 1962) was an English businessman and National Liberal politician from Norwich. He sat in the House of Commons from 1941 to 1945 as MP for Great Yarmouth. Career Jewson was the son of John William Jewson, and his wife Henrietta. He was the older brother of the architect Norman Jewson. He was involved for most of his career with the family's timber importing firm of Jewson and Sons Ltd. During World War I he served in France and Belgium as an officer of the Worcestershire Regiment, and was wounded. He was Lord Mayor of Norwich for 1934–35, and president of Norwich Chamber of Commerce from 1940 to 1946. By 1941 he was the chairman of Norwich Central Liberal Association. Sir Arthur Harbord, the National Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for Yarmouth, died in February 1941. At a joint meeting of the constituency's Conservative and National Liberal Associations, Jewson was select
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