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Edward Hugh DALTON

Edward Hugh DALTON, economist. Council, Royal State Society; Created Life Peer, 1960.

Background

  • DALTON, Edward Hugh was born in 1887 in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts King’s College Cambridge, 1909. Doctor of Science London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1913.

    Career

    • Notable postwar British Labour Politician who wrote authoritatively on issues of taxation. His Principles of Public Finance was a leading textbook in the interwar period. Lector, Reader Economics, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1914, 1920-1936.

      Member of Parliament (Labour), 1924-1931, 1935-1962. United Kingdom Minister of Economics Warfare, 1940-1942. President, United Kingdom Board Trade, 1942-1945.

      United Kingdom Chancellor Exchequer, 1945-1947.

    Major achievements

    • Council, Royal State Society. Created Life Peer, 1960.

    Works

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    Died 1962
    (aged 75)