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Eight British Jews Honored by Queen on Her Birthday List

Eight British Jews were among British recipients of honors on the Queen’s Birthday List. Arnold Abraham Cohen, chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain, received a life peerage, making him a Baron. John Diamond, member of Parliament and Chief Secretary to the Treasury, was made a Privy Councilor.

Emanuel Shinwell, chairman of the Parliamentary Labor party, was made a Companion of Honor for his political and public services. Alderman Jack Cohen received a knighthood, as did Publisher Victor Gollancz, Marcus Lipton, a member of Parliament, was made a Commander of the British Empire. Singer Frankie Vaughan and Isidore Godfrey, musical director of the D’Oyle Carte Opera, were named recipients of the Order of the British Empire.