Aaron Curry (politician)

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Aaron Charlton Curry
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Member of Parliament
for Bishop Auckland
In office
27 October 1931 – 14 November 1935
Preceded by Hugh Dalton
Succeeded by Hugh Dalton
Personal details
Born 17 August 1888
Died 6 January 1957
Nationality British
Political party National Liberal

Aaron Charlton Curry (17 August 1887 – 6 January 1957)[1] was a Liberal Party, and sometimes National Liberal, politician in the United Kingdom.

Standing as a Liberal candidate at the 1923 and 1924 general elections, he unsuccessfully contested the Houghton-le-Spring constituency. He was defeated again at the Wallsend by-election in 1926, and in Bishop Auckland at a by-election in 1929 and at the 1929 general election. [2]

He was elected to the House of Commons on his sixth attempt, at the 1931 general election, when he stood as a National Liberal candidate for Bishop Auckland, defeating the sitting Labour Member of Parliament (MP) Hugh Dalton. Curry subsequently rejoined the Liberal Party, and stood as a Liberal candidate at the 1935 general election, when Dalton regained the seat. Curry did not stand for Parliament again.[2]


  1. ^ Historical list of MPs: B, part 3 at Leigh Rayment's peerage pages
  2. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Hugh Dalton
Member of Parliament for Bishop Auckland
Succeeded by
Hugh Dalton