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Richard Crossman

AKA Richard Howard Stafford Crossman

Born: 15-Dec-1907
Birthplace: Cropredy, Oxfordshire, England
Died: 5-Apr-1974
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Leader, House of Commons, 1966-68

Military service: (Psychological Warfare Department, WWII)

Wife: Erika Gluck (m. 15-Jul-1932, div. 1934)
Wife: Inezita Baker (m. 18-Dec-1937, d. 6-Jul-1952)
Wife: Anne McDougall (m. 3-Jun-1954, until his death, two children)

    High School: Winchester College
    University: New College, Oxford University (1931)

    The New Statesman Editor (1970-72)
    UK Secretary of State for Social Services (1968-70)
    UK Leader of the House of Commons (1966-68)
    Lord President of the Council (1966-68)
    UK Minister of Minister of Housing and Local Government (1964-66)
    UK Member of Parliament for Coventry East (1945-74)
    UK City Council Oxford
    Labour Party (UK)
    Officer of the British Empire

Author of books:
Plato Today (1939)
The Politics of Socialism (1965)
The Myths of Cabinet Government (1972)
Diaries of a Cabinet Minister (1975-77, journal)


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