Boothby, Robert John Graham

Bob Boothby (1900-86; created Baron, 1958), educated at Eton and Magdalen College, Oxford, was a Conservative Member of Parliament from 1924 to 1958, when he was made a Life Peer. From 1926 to 1929 he was parliamentary private secretary to W. S. Churchill , the Chancellor of the Exchequer. According to Boothby's biographer, Harrod was one of the "instigators of his lifelong fascination with political economy" and "urged him to write more on the subject".

See list of letters .

Source: www ; R. H. James, Bob Boothby. A Portrait (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1991).


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