Alan Gandar Dower

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Alan Vincent Gandar Dower (28 March 1898 – 6 May 1980) was a British Army officer and politician.[1] He was Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Stockport from 1931 to 1935, and MP for Penrith and Cockermouth from 1935 to 1950.[1][2][3]

Gander Dower's brother Eric was also a Conservative MP, while another brother Kenneth was a well-known explorer.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "DOWER, Col Alan Vincent Gandar". Who Was Who. A & C Black. 1920–2008. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 5)[self-published source][better source needed]
  3. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
  4. ^ Malies, J. (2004) "Gandar-Dower, Kenneth Cecil", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oxford

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arnold Townend
Samuel Hammersley
Member of Parliament for Stockport
19311935
With: Samuel Hammersley
Succeeded by
Sir Arnold Gridley
Norman Hulbert
Preceded by
Arthur Carlyne Niven Dixey
Member of Parliament for Penrith and Cockermouth
19351950
Constituency abolished