| Member of Parliament |
for South Dorset
January 1910 –15 November 1922
|Preceded by||Thomas Scarisbrick|
|Succeeded by||Robert Yerburgh|
| Member of Parliament |
for North Dorset
13 July 1937 –5 July 1945
|Preceded by||Cecil Hanbury|
|Succeeded by||Frank Byers|
Angus Valdemar Hambro
8 July 1883
|Died||19 November 1957 74) (aged|
|Spouse(s)||Rosamund Kearsley (1907-1914;her death)|
Vanda St John Charlton (1916-1957;his death)
|Alma mater||Eton College|
Angus Valdemar Hambro (8 July 1883 –19 November 1957) was a British Conservative Party politician.
Angus Valdemar Hambro was born on 8 July 1883.
His father,Sir Everard Hambro,was a banker. His paternal grandfather,Carl Joachim Hambro,was a Danish immigrant who founded the Hambros Bank in London in 1839. His paternal great-grandfather,Joseph Hambro,was a Danish merchant,banker and political advisor. His paternal great-great-grandfather,Calmer Hambro,was a Danish merchant and banker.
He was educated at Eton.He served in the Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry.
He was Member of Parliament for South Dorset from 1910 to 1922;High Sheriff of Dorset from 1934to 1935 and a Member of Parliament again from 1937 to 1945,this time for North Dorset.
He was a noted amateur golfer.
|The Open Championship||CUT||WD|
|The Amateur Championship||R64||R128||R128||R256||R16||R256|
|The Open Championship||T46||NT||NT||NT||NT||NT|
|The Amateur Championship||R128||R128||SF||R256||R64||NT||NT||NT||NT||NT|
|The Open Championship||T61|
|The Amateur Championship||R16||R128||R256||R128||R64||R32||R64||R256||R256|
Note:Hambro only played in the Open Championship and the Amateur Championship.
NT = No tournament
WD = Withdrew
CUT = Missed the half-way cut
"T" indicates a tie for a place
R256, R128, R64, R32, R16, QF, SF = Round in which player lost in match play
Sources: www.opengolf.com, The Glasgow Herald, 20 May 1903, pg. 13., The Glasgow Herald, 24 May 1905, pg. 12., The Glasgow Herald, 28 May 1907, pg. 12., The Glasgow Herald, 28 May 1908, pg. 13., The Glasgow Herald, 25 May 1909, pg. 13., The Glasgow Herald, 1 June 1910, pg. 10., The Glasgow Herald, 31 May 1911, pg. 9.,The American Golfer, July, 1912, pg. 200., The Glasgow Herald, 27 May 1913, pg. 14., The Glasgow Herald, 21 May 1914, pg. 15., The Glasgow Herald, 10 June 1920, pg. 9., The Glasgow Herald, 25 May 1921, pg. 6., The Glasgow Herald, 23 May 1922, pg. 9., The Glasgow Herald, 9 May 1923, pg. 13., The Glasgow Herald, 29 May 1924, pg. 13., The Glasgow Herald, 28 May 1925, pg. 9., The Glasgow Herald, 23 May 1928, pg. 10., The Glasgow Herald, 12 Jun 1929, pg. 14.
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