|Also Known As:||"Crinks Johnstone"|
|Birthplace:||London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom|
|Death:||Died in England, United Kingdom|
|Cause of death:||Stroke|
|Occupation:||Prominent British Liberal Party politician|
|Managed by:||Ashley Odell|
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About Sir Harcourt "Crinks" Johnstone
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Harcourt Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone was born on 19 May 1895. He died on 1 March 1945 at age 49, unmarried.
He was the son of Sir Alan Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone and Antoinette Pinchot. He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England. He graduated from Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.).
He gained the rank of First World War in the service of the with Rifle Brigade and on General Staff. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for East Willesden between 1923 and 1924. He held the office of Assistant Government Whip between 1931 and 1932. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for South Shields between 1931 and 1935. He was Secretary of the Department of Overseas Trade between 1940 and 1945. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Middlesborough West between 1940 and 1945.