Rab Butler

Politician

1902 – 1982

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Who was Rab Butler?

Richard Austen Butler, Baron Butler of Saffron Walden, KG, CH, DL, PC, generally known as R. A. Butler and familiarly known as Rab, was a British Conservative politician. Butler was one of only two British politicians to have served in three of the four Great Offices of State but never to have been the Prime Minister, for which he was twice passed over.

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Born
Dec 9, 1902
Attock
Also known as
  • Richard Austen Butler Butler of Saffron Walden
Parents
Children
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Pembroke College, Cambridge
  • Marlborough College
Employment
  • University of Essex
Died
Mar 8, 1982
Great Yeldham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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