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Amory, Derick Heathcoat, first Viscount Amory (1899-1981), industrialist and politician

John Ramsden

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30760

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Amory, Derick Heathcoat, first Viscount Amory (1899-1981), industrialist and politician, was born on 26 December 1899 in London, the second son of Sir Ian Murray Heathcoat Heathcoat-Amory, second baronet (1865-1931), and his wife, Alexandra Georgina (d. 1942), daughter of Vice-Admiral Henry George Seymour. Derry, as he was familiarly called, was ...

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