LONDON (Jun. 13)
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.