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Runciman, Walter, first Viscount Runciman of Doxford (1870-1949), politician

Martin Pugh

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Runciman, Walter, first Viscount Runciman of Doxford (1870-1949), politician, was born at South Shields on 19 November 1870, the only child of Walter (later Baron) Runciman (1847-1937), shipowner, and his wife, Anne Margaret Lawson (d. 1933). He was educated privately and then at South Shields high school from 1881. In ...

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