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Acland, Sir Richard Thomas Dyke, fifteenth baronet (1906-1990), politician and benefactor

A. F. Thompson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/39848
Acland, Sir Richard Thomas Dyke, fifteenth baronet (1906-1990), politician and benefactor

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Acland, Sir Richard Thomas Dyke, fifteenth baronet (1906-1990), politician and benefactor, was born on 26 November 1906 at Broadclyst, Devon, his ancestral home, the eldest in the family of three sons and one daughter of Sir Francis Dyke Acland, fourteenth baronet (1874-1939), landowner and liberal politician, and his wife, Eleanor ...

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