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Maurice Edelman Dead at 64

December 15, 1975
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Maurice Edelman, Labor Member of Parliament, writer and former president of the Anglo-Jewish Association, died here today. He was 64. Born in Cardiff, Wales the son of a Jewish photographer, Mr. Edelman graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge, and was first elected to Parliament in 1945 representing the Coventry West constituency.

Since 1950 he was returned to Parliament in every election for the newly formed Coventry North-West constituency. Mr. Edelman managed to combine his parliamentary career with that of a successful author. He wrote many books, including “Disraeli in Love,” and a biography of David Ben Gurion. He was also an active member of the Friends of the Hebrew University.

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