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Henry Ludwig Mond (1898-1949) of 17 Wilton Place, London SWI
Henry Ludwig Mond, 2nd Baron Melchett (10 May 1898 – 22 January 1949) was a British politician, industrialist and financier. He was born in London, the only son of Alfred Mond and his wife Violet, grandson of Ludwig Mond. He was educated at Winchester College.
From 1915 he served in World War I with the South Wales Borderers but was wounded in 1916.
He served as Member of Parliament for the Isle of Ely 1923-24 as a Liberal. He then became a Conservative and was Member of Parliament for Liverpool East Toxteth from 1929 to 1931. On the death of his father in 1930 he succeeded to the barony becoming the 2nd Baron Melchett. He then set about restoring the family finances and moved his interests away from politics to economics.
1949 He died at Miami Beach, Florida in 1949