DAVID MCADAM ECCLES - AUTOGRAPH 03/17/1971 - HFSID 80329
DAVID MCADAM ECCLES The English Conservative politician pens his autograph on this 4¾x3¼ piece of blue Paymaster General Letterhead, in blue ink Signature: “17.3.71/Eccles/Paymaster General” in blue ink. 4¾x3¼.
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DAVID MCADAM ECCLES
The English Conservative politician pens his autograph on this 4¾x3¼ piece of blue Paymaster General Letterhead, in blue ink
Signature: “17.3.71/Eccles/Paymaster General” in blue ink. 4¾x3¼. David McAdam Eccles, 1st Viscount Eccles (1904-1999) was an English Conservative politician who during World War II not only worked for the Ministry of Economic Warfare and for the Ministry of Production but also as Economic Adviser to the British ambassador at Lisbon and Madrid. He was elected as Member of Parliament for Chippenham in a war time by election in 1943, where he remained until 1962. Eccles also served in the Conservative administrations of Churchill, Eden and Macmillan respectively as Minister of Works from 1951 to 1954, Minister of Education from 1954 to 1957 and again from 1959 to 1962, and as President of the Board of Trade from 1957 to 1959. Eccles was also president of the Board of Trade and in 1962 raised to the peerage as Baron Eccles, of Chute in the County of Wiltshire, and in 1964 he was made Viscount Eccles, of Chute in the County of Wiltshire. He returned to the government in 1970 when Edward Heath appointed him Paymaster General and Minister for the Arts, and remained there until 1973. Three 1½x¾ paper loss. Otherwise, fine condition.
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