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This is a list of individuals who held the office of Chairman of the Middlesex County Council. The office was created in 1889 and abolished in 1965.

Years Chairman Notes
1889–1908 Ralph Daniel Makinson Littler Companion of the Bath 1890, Knighted 1902[1]
1908–1909 Montagu Sharpe Knighted in 1922
1909–1919 William Regester [2]
1919–1924 Cecil Fane de Salis Knight Commander of the Bath in 1935.[3]
1924–1927 Benjamin Todd
1927–1930 Charles Pinkham OBE Knighted 1928[4] Former MP for Willesden West 1918–1922
1930–1933 George Marlow Reed
1933–1936 Howard Button Knighted 1936. Former MP for Wrekin 1922–1923[5]
1936–1937 Sir William Prescott Created a baronet in 1938. Former MP for Tottenham North 1918–1922. Chairman of the Metropolitan Water Board 1928-1940.
1937–1940 Forrester Clayton [6], [7]
1940–1943 Sir Gilfrid Gordon Craig
1943–1946 William Reginald Clemens
1946–1947 Bernard Harry Rockman
1947–1948 Frederick Messer First member of the Labour Party to hold the chair. MP for Tottenham South 1929–1931, 1935–1950. and Tottenham 1950–1959. Knighted 1953.[8]
1948–1949 William John Irving
1949–1951 Albert Henry Farley
1951–1953 William Josiah Grimshaw Knighted 1953 "for political and public services in Middlesex"[9]
1953–1954 Sir Archer Hoare [10]
1954–1955 Albert Noel Hansel Baines 3 January 1898-1979
1955–1956 Stanley Graham Rowlandson Knighted 1956[11]
1956–1957 Christopher George Armstrong Cowan 6 April 1889-1979 Knighted 1958[12]
1957–1958 Wilfrid Rendel Myson Chambers Born 1903 Awarded the OBE in the 1946 New Years Honours[13]
Awarded the CBE in the 1955 New Years Honours[14]
1958–1959 Thomas Henry Joyce
1959–1960 George Albert Pargiter MP for Spelthorne 1945–1950, Southall 1950–1966. Created "Baron Pargiter of Southall in the London Borough of Ealing" in 1966.[15]
1960–1961 Muriel Rose Forbes
1961–1962 Sir Joseph Henry Haygarth
1962–1963 James Henry Knaggs
1963–1964 Frances Timpson
1964–1965 John Wilfred Barter MP MP for Ealing North
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ReferencesEdit

  1. C. E. A. Bedwell rev. Eric Metcalfe (2004). Littler, Sir Ralph Daniel Makinson (1835–1908). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. Retrieved on 25 November 2009.
  2. [1]
  3. London Gazette: no. 34166. p. 3594. 31 May 1935.
  4. "Obituary: Sir Charles Pinkham". The Times: p. 18. 8 March 1938. 
  5. "Obituary: Sir Howard Button. Public Life in London and Middlesex". The Times: p. 8. 20 August 1943. 
  6. [2]
  7. [3]
  8. London Gazette: no. 39904. p. 3677. 3 July 1953.
  9. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 39863. p. 2941. 1 June 1953.
  10. [4]
  11. London Gazette: no. 40829. p. 4076. 13 July 1956.
  12. London Gazette: no. 41313. p. 1030. 14 February 1958.
  13. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 37412. p. 276. 9 January 1946.
  14. London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 40366. p. 11. 1 January 1955.
  15. London Gazette: no. 44015. p. 6669. 9 June 1966.