John Dent Dent

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John Dent Dent (11 June 1826 – 22 December 1894) was a Liberal Party politician in England.

John Dent Dent was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge.[1] He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Knaresborough from 1852 to 1857 and for Scarborough from 1857 to 1859 and from 1860 to 1874.

He was the father of the musicologist Edward Joseph Dent.

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  1. ^ "John Dent Dent (DNT843JD)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir John Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, Bt and
Earl of Mulgrave
Member of Parliament for Scarborough
1857–1859
With: Sir John Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir John Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, Bt
William Denison
Preceded by
Sir John Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, Bt and
William Denison
Member of Parliament for Scarborough
1860–1874
With: Sir John Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, Bt, to 1869
Sir Harcourt Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, Bt, from 1869
Succeeded by
Sir Harcourt Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone, Bt and
Sir Charles Legard, Bt
Business positions
Preceded by
George Leeman
Chairman of the North Eastern Railway
1880–1894
Succeeded by
Sir Joseph Whitwell Pease, Bart