Lansbury Minnie (nee Glassman)
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Minnie Lansbury (nee Glassman)
Minnie Glassman was born of Jewish parents in Whitechapel, Stepney in 1889 She became a school teacher and married Edgar Lansbury (George Lansbury's son) in 1914. In 1915 she became a committee member of Sylvia Pankhurst’s
Minnie Lansbury was a founder member of the Communist Party and a Poplar Labour/Communist Alderman from 1919-1922 and was one of the 30 Poplar Councillors who went to Holloway jail in September 1921 in the celebrated . She died in 1922.
Source: Noreen Branson `Poplarism 1919-1925’