Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (Bury St Edmunds MP)

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Geoffrey Benedict Clifton-Brown (25 July 1899 – 17 November 1983)[1] was a Conservative Party politician in England.

He was schooled at Eton College, and during World War II, he fought with the 12th Lancers, attaining the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.[2]

He was elected at the 1945 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Bury St Edmunds,[3] and held the seat until the 1950 general election.

He had three children, and his grandson, also Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, followed him into the House of Commons.[4]


  1. ^ "House of Commons constuencies beginning with B (part 6)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  2. ^ "Lt.-Col. Geoffrey Benedict Clifton-Brown". The Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  3. ^ 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
Edgar Mayne Keatinge
Member of Parliament for Bury St Edmunds
Succeeded by
William Aitken