Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford

Birth Name Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford [1]
Call Name Richard
Gender male
Age at Death 66 years, 3 months, 21 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth December 15, 1907 London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom  

Education     Richard Crossman was educated at Winchester and New College

Occupation 1938   Richard Crossman was assistant editor at the New Statesman

Diplomatic Action   Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry ועדת החקירה האנגלו-אמריקאית לענייני ארץ ישראל  

Event Note

Richard Crossman supported Balfour, Lloyd George, and Milner, who all felt under an obligation, after the Allied victory, to do something for oppressed world Jewry, and argued that strategic calculations were secondary factors.
He argued in British Parliament for the British to discontinue their domination of Palestine, asked, “Why should the British people go as ‘Black and Tans’ to Palestine?”

Elected 1945   Richard Crossman was elected Labour MP for Coventry East

Death April 5, 1974    


Source References

  1. Palestine Mission: A Personal Record


    1. Crossman, Richard Howard Stafford