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Abse, Leopold [Leo] (1917-2008), politician

Anthony Howard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Abse, Leopold [Leo] (1917-2008), politician, was born at 5 Clare Street, Cardiff, on 22 April 1917, the second of three sons and third of four children of Rudolph Abse (1887-1964), a cinema manager then serving as a private in the Lancashire Fusiliers, and his wife, Kate, née Shepherd (1900-1981). His ...

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