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Alexander Henry Melvill Wedderburn (1 July 1892 - 23 December 1968) was a barrister, justice of the peace and politician.

Born in London, he was educated at the University of Oxford, rowed in the Oxford XII in 1912 and 1913 and was President of the Oxford Union in 1914.

During the First World War he served in the Black Watch, reaching the rank of captain. From 1919-36 he practised as a barrister.

From 1931-34 he was a Municipal Reform Party member of the London County Council representing Kensington South.

He later moved to Berkshire where he was appointed a justice of the peace. From 1946-61 he was chairman of the General Executive Committee of the Queen's Institute of District Nursing. He was awarded a CBE in 1956.

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