2nd Earl Baldwin of Bewdley

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Oliver Baldwin, 2nd Earl Baldwin Of Bewdley
... Oliver Ridsdale Baldwin, 2nd Earl Baldwin of Bewdley (1 March 1899 – 10 August 1958), known as Viscount Corvedale from 1937 to 1947, was a British politician who had a quixotic career at political ... Baldwin was educated at Eton College, and grew up in the shadow of his father's political career ... At the 1924 elections Baldwin contested the seat of Dudley for Labour ...

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