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date: 25 February 2020

Beeching, Richard, Baron Beechinglocked

  • Anne Pimlott Baker


Beeching, Richard, Baron Beeching (1913–1985), businessman, was born on 21 April 1913 in Sheerness, Kent, the second of the four sons of Hubert Josiah Beeching, journalist, and his wife, Annie Twigg, schoolteacher. He was educated at Maidstone grammar school and at Imperial College of Science and Technology, London...

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