Angus Holden, 3rd Baron Holden

Angus William Eden Holden, 3rd Baron Holden and 4th Baronet Holden (1 August 1898 – 6 July 1951), was a British Liberal then Labour politician.

Angus Holden

Holden was the son of Ernest Illingworth Holden, 2nd Baron Holden, and his first wife Ethel (née Cookson), and succeeded to the barony on the death of his father in 1937.

He stood as the Liberal candidate for Tottenham North at the 1929 general election.

He was a Speaker and Deputy Chairman in the House of Lords 1947 and served in the Labour administration of Clement Attlee as Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations from March to July 1950.

Lord Holden died in July 1951, aged 52. He never married; on his death the barony became extinct. He was succeeded in his baronetcy by his kinsman Sir Isaac Holden, 5th Baronet.

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Political offices
Preceded by Under-Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations
1950
Succeeded by
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ernest Illingworth Holden
Baron Holden
1937–1951
Extinct
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ernest Illingworth Holden
Baronet
(of Oakworth House)
1937–1951
Succeeded by
Isaac Holden Holden