Saturday, July 18, 2009

Sir Alec Douglas Home

Formerly 14th Earl of Home (renounced his peerage before the October 1964 General Election). MP since 1931. In 1937-9 served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to Neville Chamberlain.
British Prime Minister in 1963-1964 (OTL), and in 1969-1973 (Strangers' world). Close friend of Ernest, Duke of Edinburgh. Main driving force behind the Special Research Bureau.
Cricket player, president of the Marylebone Cricket Club from 1977.