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Crawley, Aidan Merivale (1908–1993), politician and television executive

Matthew Parris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; UK Politics. 1758 words.

Crawley, Aidan Merivale (1908–1993), politician and television executive, was born on 10 April 1908 at the vicarage, Benenden, near Cranbrook, Kent, the third of the five children of Arthur...

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Dobbs

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Television; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 0 words.

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Freeman, John Horace (1915–2014), politician, broadcaster, and diplomatist

Gavin Hyman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; UK Politics. 3643 words.

Freeman, John Horace (1915–2014), politician, broadcaster, and diplomatist, was born on 19 February 1915 at 195 Walm Lane, Cricklewood, London, the elder son of Horace Freeman...

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Freud, Sir Clement Raphael [Clay] (1924–2009), restaurateur, journalist, and politician

Stuart Mole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Television; Radio; UK Politics. 2083 words.

Freud, Sir Clement Raphael [Clay] (1924–2009), restaurateur, journalist, and politician, was born Clemens Raphael Freud in Berlin on 24 April 1924, the third and youngest son of Ernst...

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Hamilton [née Adamson], Mary Agnes (1882–1966), politician and broadcaster

Janet E. Grenier.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; UK Politics. 1351 words.

Hamilton [née Adamson], Mary Agnes (1882–1966), politician and broadcaster, was born on 8 July 1882, at 60 Parsonage Road, Withington, Manchester, the eldest of six children of Robert...

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Harris, Sir Sidney West (1876–1962), civil servant and film censor

R. M. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1267 words.

Harris, Sir Sidney West (1876–1962), civil servant and film censor, was born on 10 October 1876 at the family home, 85 Crawford Street, Marylebone, London, the son of George Harris, a...

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Hennessy, David James George, third Baron Windlesham and Baron Hennessy (1932–2010), politician, broadcasting executive, and college head

Douglas Hurd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Television; UK Politics. 1010 words.

Hennessy, David James George, third Baron Windlesham and Baron Hennessy (1932–2010), politician, broadcasting executive, and college head, was born on 28 January 1932 at 32 Belgrave Square,...

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Hill, Charles, Baron Hill of Luton (1904–1989), doctor, politician, and broadcaster

Asa Briggs.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; UK Politics; Medicine and Health. 1146 words.

Hill, Charles, Baron Hill of Luton (1904–1989), doctor, politician, and broadcaster, was born in Islington, London, on 15 January 1904, the youngest in the family of two sons and a daughter...

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Porter, Nyree Dawn (1936–2001), actress

Verena Wright.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Film; UK Politics; Television. 1410 words.

Porter, Nyree Dawn (1936–2001), actress, was born on 22 January 1936 in Napier, New Zealand, the first daughter and first child of Kenneth Norman Porter, master butcher and property...

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Singh

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Journalism; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 0 words.

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