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Robert Boothby

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Robert Boothby

Person  Male  Born 12/2/1900  Died 16/7/1986

Politician and broadcaster. Born Robert John Graham Boothby at 5 Ainslie Place, Edinburgh. Entered parliament in 1924 and held a couple of minor ministerial posts. He went on to become a well known voice and face on radio and television. Very active bisexually, he had a long term affair with Dorothy, wife of the Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, and became friends with the gangster Ronald Kray, who supplied him with young men. Created a life peer in 1958. He died in Westminster Hospital.

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Lord Boothby

Robert, Lord Boothby, 1900 - 1986, politician, author and broadcaster, lived ...

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