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Joseph Harper (English politician)

Joseph Harper (17 March 1914 – 24 June 1978) was a Labour Party politician in Great Britain.

He was elected as the Member of Parliament MP for Pontefract at a by-election in 1962. He was MP for the constituency and then Pontefract and Castleford (UK Parliament constituency) until he died in office at the age of 64. At the by-election held after his death, the seat was held for Labour by Geoffrey Lofthouse. Joe was from a working class background working at Ackton Hall Colliery, Featherstone. He lived at 11 Bedford Close, Featherstone with his wife

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