George Broadbridge, 1st Baron Broadbridge

George Thomas Broadbridge, 1st Baron Broadbridge KCVO FRGS FCIS (13 February 1869 – 17 April 1952)[1] was a British Conservative Party politician, most prominently in the City of London.

Broadbridge was sometime Alderman of the Candlewick Ward of the City and then Sheriff of the City of London from 1933 to 1934 and became Master of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners that year. He then became Lord Mayor of London in 1936 and on leaving that office a year later, was created a baronet.

He was elected unopposed as Member of Parliament (MP) for the City of London at a by-election in April 1938,[2] and held the seat until September 1945 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Broadbridge.[3] On his death in 1952, he was succeeded in the title by his son Eric.

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