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Alexander Spearman

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Sir Alexander Cadwallader Mainwaring Spearman (2 March 1901 – 5 April 1982) was a British Conservative Member of Parliament (MP). His father, who was a Commander in the Royal Navy and commanded a battalion of a Royal Naval Brigade in the First World War, was killed in action in the Dardanelles Campaign. Alexander was educated at Repton and Hertford College, Oxford, where he was in receipt of a scholarship for descendants of Sir Francis Baring. After Oxford, he became a stockbroker, and in 1941 he was elected to Parliament as a Conservative in a by-election for the seat of Scarborough and Whitby. He had earlier failed to be elected at Gorton and Mansfield. He held his seat in every election until 1966 when he retired. In 1951 to 1952 he was Parliamentary Private Secretary to the President of the Board of Trade. In 1956 he was knighted. A former governor of the London School of Economics, he spoke frequently in the House of Commons on financial and economic issues. He was married twi
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