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Douglas Vickers (1861-1937) was an English industrialist and politician.

He was the son of Thomas Edward Vickers (1833–1915), owner and Director of the famous Sheffield firm Vickers, Sons and Co, and his wife Frances Mary Douglas (1841–1904).

He became Director of the family business in 1897, and was Master Cutler of Sheffield in 1908.

He was elected as MP for Sheffield Hallam in 1918, and held the seat until 1922.

He was married to Katherine Chetwynd, with whom he had four children: Oliver (1898-1928), Felicite (1901- died soon after), Sholto (b. 1902), and Angus (b.1904).

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