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Janner, Barnett, Baron Janner (1892–1982), politician and lawyer, was born on 20 June 1892 in Lucknick (now Luocke), in the province of Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania, the first of three surviving children of Joseph Vitum-Janner (d. 1932), a shopkeeper, and his wife, Gertrude (Gittel), ...

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Mishcon, Victor, Baron Mishcon (1915–2006), solicitor and politician, was born on 14 August 1915 at 1 Helix Road, Brixton, London, the son of Rabbi Arnold Mishcon (1879/80–1935), who had emigrated from Russia, and his west-country wife, Queenie, née Orler (1878/9–1949), who was a teacher at an elementary school. His father had become a rabbi at the age of twenty-two, and four years later became rabbi at the ...

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Victor Mishcon, Baron Mishcon (1915–2006) by Carolyn Djanogly, 2000 Camera Press, London

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Silkin, John Ernest (1923–1987), lawyer and politician, was born on 18 March 1923 in London, the third and youngest son (there were no daughters) of Lewis Silkin, later first Baron Silkin (1889–1972), solicitor, who became minister of town and country planning in the Labour government of 1945–51, and his wife, ...