Ernest Darwin Simon and Shena Dorothy Simon plaque in Manchester

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Ernest Darwin Simon (1879-1960) and Shena Dorothy Simon (1883-1972) purchased Wythenshawe Hall and Park as a gift to the City of Manchester in 1926.

Ernest Emil Darwin Simon, 1st Baron Simon of Wythenshawe (9 October 1879 – 3 October 1960) was a British industrialist, politician and public servant. Lord Mayor of Manchester in 1921–1922, he was a Member of Parliament for two terms between 1923 and 1931 before being elevated to the peerage and serving as the Chairman of the BBC Board of Governors.

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Shena Dorothy Simon (21 October 1883 - 17 July 1972) was a politician and educational reformer in Manchester, England.

Source: dbpedia

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