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Butler, Richard Austen [Rab], Baron Butler of Saffron Walden (1902-1982), politician

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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/30886

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Education, marriage, and entry into politics | A junior minister | Foreign Office: appeasement | Education and post-war reconstruction | Chancellor of the exchequer | Important mistakes | Suez, and missing no. 10 | Home secretary | Missing the leadership again | Life peer and master of Trinity | Achievement

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Subjects: biography ; history

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