Alec Beechman

Nevil Alexander Beechman (5 August 1896 – 6 November 1965)[1] was a National Liberal Party politician in England.

He was elected to the House of Commons at his first attempt, when he won the June 1937 by-election in the St Ives constituency in Cornwall after the National Liberal MP Walter Runciman was elevated to the peerage as Viscount Runciman of Doxford.[2]

Beechman held the seat at the 1945 general election,[2] and remained Member of Parliament (MP) for St Ives until he stood down at the 1950 general election.[3]

References

  1. ^ "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "S" (part 1)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. http://www.leighrayment.com/commons/Scommons1.htm. Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
  2. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 314. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 
  3. ^ "UK General Election results February 1950". Richard Kimber's political science resources. http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/ge50/i17.htm. Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Walter Runciman
Member of Parliament for St Ives
1937 – 1950
Succeeded by
Greville Howard



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