- Frances Davidson, Viscountess Davidson
Born as Frances Joan Dickinson (and affectionately known as "Mimi") she was the daughter of Sir Willoughby Dickinson, later 1st Baron Dickinson. Her father, grandfather and great-grandfather were all Members of Parliament. She was educated at Kensington High School and Northfields, Englefield Green.
Lady Davidson served as Member of Parliament between 1937 and 1959, when she retired. For a short time after the 1945 general election, she was the only female Conservative MP.
She was appointed DBE in 1952 and was created a
life peeras Baroness Northchurch, of Chiswick in the County of Middlesex, in 1963.
She died, aged 91, from natural causes.
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