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Lord Randolph Churchill (Winston's father)
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    (February 13, 1849-January 24, 1895)
    Born in London, United Kingdom
    Member of Parliament for Woodstock (1874-85) and Paddington Sout (1885-94)
    Chancellor of the Exchequer (1886)
    Father of Prime Minister Winston Churchill
    He smoked so much he burned his tongue.
    He was manic-depressive.
    He allegedly caught syphilis from a chambermaid.
    He described his 'Tory democracy' policy as 'principally opportunism.'
    His leadership role in the Conservative Party ended after he impulsively resigned as Chancellor of the Exchequer after only four months.
    He wrote that Winston lacked 'cleverness, knowledge and any capacity for settled work.'
    He promoted 'Tory democracy,' convincing the Conservative Party to adopt popular reforms and challenge the Liberal Party's position as champion of the people.
    Lord Rosebery wrote, 'His wit and his effective delivery gave astonishing popularity to his speeches.'
    He was the youngest Chancellor of the Exchequer since Pitt the Younger.

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