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Sir Frederick Lawrence (23 September 1889 - 5 July 1981) was a businessman and Conservative Party local politician.

Born Fredrick Lawrence Isaacs, he was the son of a jeweller. Served in 1914–18 War with RE (Signals).

He changed his name by deed poll on 29 September 1934.[1]

He became chairman and managing director of Frederick Lawrence Limited, a furniture company.

He was a member of Paddington Borough Council from 1934 until its abolition in 1965. From 1934-42 he was a councillor repesenting Westbourne ward, was an alderman from 1942–46, a councillor for Lancaster Gate West ward 1946-49, an alderman again from 1949–62 and finally as a councillor for Lancaster Gate West from 1962.

He served as Deputy Mayor of Paddington 1942-44 and as Mayor 1944-45. He was deputy leader of the council from 1945.

From 1946-65 he was a member of the London County Council representing Paddington South. He was Deputy Chairman of the London County Council for 1953-54.

He was knighted in New Years Honours 1963 for "political and public services in London"<refLondon Gazette: (Supplement) no. 42870. p. 2. 28 December 1962.</ref>.

Various official medical roles.

ReferencesEdit

Article in Who’s Who and biography here [1]

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