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Beeching, Richard, Baron Beeching (1913-1985), businessman

Anne P. Baker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Beeching, Richard, Baron Beeching (1913-1985), businessman, was born on 21 April 1913 in Sheerness, Kent, the second of the four sons of Hubert Josiah Beeching, journalist, and his wife, Annie Twigg, schoolteacher. He was educated at Maidstone grammar school and at Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, where he ...

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