Eight British Jews Honored by Queen on Her Birthday List
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Eight British Jews Honored by Queen on Her Birthday List

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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.

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