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Burton, (Frances) Elaine, Baroness Burton of Coventry (1904–1991), politician

Duncan Sutherland

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/49597

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Burton, (Frances) Elaine, Baroness Burton of Coventry (1904–1991), politician, was born on 2 March 1904 at 17 Royal Avenue, Scarborough, Yorkshire, the only child of Lesley Aubrey Burton and his wife, Frances Butler. She remembered her father as an upper-class wastrel who squandered his inheritance, yet he was also a hurdler in the 1908 Olympics and gave her a lifelong enthusiasm for sports. He paid local boys ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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