The Papers of Harold Harington Balfour, 1st Baron Balfour of Inchrye
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- 1917 - 1988
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He contested the Stratford, West Ham, election in 1924; later being elected as the Conservative MP for the Isle of Thanet, 1929-45. He was Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Air, 1938-44, and Minister Resident in West Africa, 1944-45.
After World War Two he was President, Federation Chambers of Commerce of the British Empire, 1946-49; and President, Commonwealth and Empire Industries Association, 1956-60
Balfour published "An Airman Marches", 1935; "Wings over Westminster", 1973; and "Folk, Fish and Fun", 1978. He was created 1st Baron Balfour of Inchrye in 1945. He died in 1988.
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