Randolph Churchill
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Randolph Churchill

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Born May 28, 1911

Major Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer-Churchill, MBE was the son of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine. He was a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Preston from 1940 to 1945.

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CHILDHOOD

1911 Birth Born in 1911.

TWENTIES

1931 20 Years Old He was educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford and became a journalist. In 1931 he shared Edward James's house in London with John Betjeman.
1933 22 Years Old While attending Oxford, Churchill became embroiled in the controversy of February 1933 King and Country debate. … Read More
1935 24 Years Old Randolph Churchill's political career (like that of his son) was not as successful as that of Sir Winston or of his grandfather (Lord Randolph Churchill). In the 1935 general election he stood as an Independent Conservative, marking a temporary breach with his father's politics. … Read More

THIRTIES

1945 34 Years Old 1 More Event
The marriage ended in divorce in 1945. … Read More

FORTIES

1951 40 Years Old He stood for parliament on many other occasions, and was defeated at each - including losing to future Labour leader Michael Foot at Plymouth Devonport in the 1951 general election. … Read More
1955 44 Years Old 1 More Event
His father declined a peerage at the end of the Second World War, and then again on his retirement in 1955 (when he was offered the Dukedom of London), ostensibly, so as not to compromise his son's political career.
1956 45 Years Old It is alleged that he had an illegitimate daughter in Oklahoma in 1956. … Read More

FIFTIES

1966 55 Years Old Nevertheless Randolph inherited something of his father's literary flair, and carved out a career for himself as a journalist (helped by the liberal employment of ghost-writers). He started the official biography of his father in 1966, but had finished only the second volume by the time of his death in 1968. … Read More
1968 57 Years Old Died in 1968.
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