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Jo Grimond
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Born in St Andrews, Fife
Born on 29th of July 1913
Died on 24th of October 1993

Born 1913. Died 1993 - Scottish Liberal politician.

Educated at Balliol College, Oxford. Became an MP in 1950 for Orkney and Shetland. Was leader of the Liberal Party from 1956 to 1967 and briefly in 1976 when Jeremy Thorpe resigned. Retired from Parliament in 1983 and was made a life peer that same year.

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