Alan Gandar Dower
Alan Vincent Gandar Dower (28 March 1898 – 6 May 1980) was a British Army officer and politician. He was Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for Stockport from 1931 to 1935, and MP for Penrith and Cockermouth from 1935 to 1950.
Gander Dower's brother Eric was also a Conservative MP, while another brother Kenneth was a well-known explorer. All used different versions of their surname: Dower, Gandar Dower and Gandar-Dower respectively.
- "DOWER, Col Alan Vincent Gandar". Who Was Who. A & C Black. 1920–2008. Retrieved 13 February 2011.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 5)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "P" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Malies, J. (2004) "Gandar-Dower, Kenneth Cecil", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Oxford
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Alan Gandar Dower
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for Stockport
1931 – 1935
With: Samuel Hammersley
Sir Arnold Gridley
Arthur Carlyne Niven Dixey
|Member of Parliament for Penrith and Cockermouth
1935 – 1950
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