Fred Simpson (politician)
|Member of the United Kingdom Parliament|
14 November 1935 – 23 September 1939
|Preceded by||John Broadbent|
|Succeeded by||William Jowitt|
|Lord Mayor of Leeds|
|Preceded by||Arthur Hawkyard|
|Succeeded by||Robert Holliday Blackburn|
Frederick Brown Simpson
6 November 1886
|Died||23 September 1939 (aged 52)|
|Political party||British Labour Party|
Born in Nottingham and in 1922 Simpson was elected to Leeds City Council as an alderman, and in 1931 was Lord Mayor of the city. He was a prominent trades unionist, and served as president of the Railway Clerks' Association from 1932 to 1937.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
- Obituary: Mr F. B. Simpson M. P., The Times, 25 September 1939, p.10
- "Lord Mayors & Aldermen of Leeds since 1626" (PDF). Leeds City Council. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2009. Retrieved 6 November 2008.
- "Presidents of the Association". Transport Salaried Staffs' Association. Retrieved 6 November 2008.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Fred Simpson
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for Ashton-under-Lyne
|Trade union offices|
Thomas Harry Gill
| President of the Railway Clerks' Association
Frederick Charles Watkins
| Chief Assistant Secretary of the Railway Clerks' Association
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