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Benn, William Wedgwood, first Viscount Stansgatelocked

  • Leslie Hale
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Benn, William Wedgwood, first Viscount Stansgate (1877–1960), politician, was born on 10 May 1877 at Hackney, London, a younger son of Sir John Williams Benn, first baronet (1850–1922), publisher and politician, and his wife, Elizabeth Pickstone (d. 1928). His eldest brother was ...

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