Foreign News: Alan Tindal Lennox-Boyd


Born Nov. 18, 1904, son of a minor Lowland laird.

Appearance: Dark, handsome, and so tall—6 ft. 6 in.—that Africans call him "Bwana Kilimanjaro!'''

Education: Christ Church, Oxford, where he won the presidency of the Oxford Union debating society, co-founded the university Conservative Club. In 1929, aged 25, was defeated by Socialist in a hopeless try for a Welsh mining-district seat, went on debating tour of 48 U.S. campuses, where he good-naturedly upbraided Americans for having pulled out of the Empire.

Political Career: Elected to Parliament in 1931 for a Bedfordshire seat...

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