|The Right Honourable
John Burns Hynd
|Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster|
4 August 1945 – 17 April 1947
|Prime Minister||Clement Attlee|
|Preceded by||James Arthur Salter|
|Succeeded by||The Lord Pakenham|
Educated at St Ninian's Episcopal School and Caledonian Road School, Perth, he left school at 14 and became a Railway Clerk in the District Office of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway, Perth, where he worked until 1925. He then became a Trade Union Clerk with the National Union of Railwaymen until 1944.
Hynd was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Sheffield Attercliffe at a by-election in 1944, holding the seat until 1970. He held office as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and Minister for Germany and Austria, 1945–1947, and as Minister of Pensions during 1947.
He was a Member of the General Medical Council from 1950-1955. He was Chairman of the Anglo-German and Anglo-Latin American Parliamentary Groups. He was awarded the Grand Cross of Merit with Star (West German Republic) in 1958, the Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, and Great Golden Cross of Honour with Star (Austria). He died in Enfield aged 69.
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- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Burns Hynd
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Cecil Henry Wilson
|Member of Parliament for Sheffield Attercliffe
James Arthur Salter
|Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
|Minister of Pensions
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