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He was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 26 November 1861.
In 1901, Lunn was elected to Newcastle City Council as a Liberal, and he pursued an interest in educational administration, chairing the council's education committee from 1905 until his death, and also serving on and chairing the National Association of Education Committees of England and Wales. He also served as Mayor of Newcastle from 1915 until 1918.
Lunn stood for Newcastle-upon-Tyne North at the 1918 general election, but failed to win the seat. He instead took office as the Chairman and President of the National Liberal Federation, serving until 1920.
He died on 21 July 1939.
|Party political offices|
| Chairman of the National Liberal Federation
| President of the National Liberal Federation
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