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Jenkins, Arthur (1882-1946), politician

Christopher M. Williams

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/75629

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Jenkins, Arthur (1882-1946), politician, was born on 3 February 1882 at Farteg, Abersychan, Monmouthshire, the son of Thomas Jenkins (1855/6-1929), a coalminer, and his wife, Eliza Perry. He was educated at Farteg board school before leaving, aged twelve, to work in Viponds colliery, Farteg. He involved himself in the South ...

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