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Henry Bryant Marks (15 December 1858 - 23 January 1933) was a baker and local politician

The son of Henry Marks of Church Cobham, near Epsom, Surrey. He worked as a baker and was a member of the Coast Guard in Portsmouth where he married Alice Veysey in 1880.

He set up a bakery in Limehouse in the early 1880s, and became a justice of the peace for the County of London in 1908. On 14 January 1915 he was elected unopposed to the London County Council as a Progressive Party member to represent Tower Hamlets (Limehouse) under wartime legislation.

Following boundary changes, he was elected in 1919 as a councillor Stepney, Limehouse. He served two three-year terms, losing his seat to a Labour Party opponent in 1925.

ReferencesEdit

  • Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes for 1923, p. 1170

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