Randolph Churchill

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Randolph Churchill

Member of Parliament
for Preston
In office
29 September 1940 – 5 July 1945
Serving with Edward Cobb
Preceded byAdrian Moreing
Succeeded byJohn William Sunderland
Personal details
Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer-Churchill

(1911-05-28)28 May 1911
London, England
Died6 June 1968(1968-06-06) (aged 57)
East Bergholt, Suffolk, England
Resting placeSt Martin's Church, Bladon
Political partyConservative
  • Pamela Digby
    (m. 1939; div. 1946)
  • June Osborne
    (m. 1948; div. 1961)
EducationEton College
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
ProfessionJournalist, soldier
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch British Army
Years of service1938–1961
Service number76883
Unit4th Queen's Own Hussars
Queen's Royal Irish Hussars
AwardsMember of the Order of the British Empire

Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer-Churchill MBE (28 May 1911 – 6 June 1968) was a British journalist, writer, soldier and politician. He was Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Preston from 1940 to 1945.[1]

He was the only son of Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and his wife, Clementine.

References[change | change source]

  1. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 11. Oxford University Press. 2014. p. 638. ISBN 978-0-19-861361-9.Article by Robert Blake.