Lionel Berry, 2nd Viscount Kemsley
Berry served in the Grenadier Guards during World War II until he was invalided in 1942. The following year 1943, in a wartime by-election on 4 April, he was elected unopposed as Member of Parliament (MP) for Buckingham. However, he lost his seat to Labour at the 1945 general election.
Berry was managing editor of the Daily Sketch and later Deputy Chairman of Kemsley Newspapers Limited. He succeeded as Viscount Kemsley upon his father's death in 1968. By then, his father's newspaper business had been sold off and Berry played no further part in it.
He married Lady Helene Candida Hay, daughter of William George Montagu Hay, 11th Marquess of Tweeddale, on 21 June 1933. They had four daughters. He was succeeded as Viscount by his nephew, Richard Gomer Berry.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Viscount Kemsley
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