Sir Henry Studholme, 1st Baronet

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Henry Studholme
In office

Sir Henry Gray Studholme, 1st Baronet (13 June 1899 – 9 October 1987), was a British Conservative politician.

Studholme was Member of Parliament (MP) for Tavistock from a 1942 by-election until his retirement in 1966, when he was succeeded by Michael Heseltine. He served under Winston Churchill and then Anthony Eden as Vice-Chamberlain of the Household from 1951 to 1956 and was Joint Honorary Treasury of the Conservative Party from 1956 to 1962. In 1956 he was created a Baronet, of Perridge in the County of Devon. He later served as Deputy Lieutenant of Devon in 1969.

Studholme married Judith Joan Mary Whitbread, daughter of Henry William Whitbread, in 1929. He died in October 1987, aged 88, and was succeeded in the baronetcy by his son Paul.

The Uffizi Society Oxford, ca. 1920. First row standing: Sir Henry Studholme (5th from left). Seated: Lord Balniel, later 28th Earl of Crawford (2nd from left); Ralph Dutton, later 8th Baron Sherborne (3rd from left); Anthony Eden, later Earl of Avon (4th from left); Lord David Cecil (5th from left).

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Colin Mark Patrick
Member of Parliament for Tavistock
Succeeded by
Michael Heseltine
Political offices
Preceded by
Ernest Popplewell
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
Succeeded by
Richard Thompson
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
new creation
Baronet of Perridge
Succeeded by
Paul Henry William Studholme