John Miller Andrews (1871 - 1956):
John Andrews was born in Comber, County Down and was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. He became director of the family linen bleaching firm, and of the Belfast Ropeworks. He was one of the honorary secretaries of the Ulster Unionist Council, and a founder-member of the Ulster Unionist Labour Association. He became Unionist member of parliament for County Down and was unopposed in every election from 1921. He served from 1921 to 1937 as Minister of Labour, from 1937 to 1940 as Minister of Finance and was the second Prime Minister of Northern Ireland from 1940 to 1943, when he resigned. He was County Grand Master of the Orange Institution in County Down and served on the Institution's All Ireland Council and Imperial Grand Council of the World.
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