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William Albert Boyd Douglas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Albert Boyd Douglas (born 1921) was a unionist politician in Northern Ireland.

Douglas worked as a farmer and served as a flight lieutenant in the Royal Air Force during World War II. He rose to prominence as Limavady District Master in the Orange Order, leading protests against the civil rights movement, and organising loyalist demonstrations in Dungiven.

Douglas was also active in the Ulster Unionist Party. From 1960 to 1973, he served on Limavady Rural District Council. He was then elected in Londonderry for the Ulster Unionist Party at the Northern Ireland Assembly election, 1973, and held his seat on the Constitutional Convention and at the 1982 Assembly,[1] at which he served as Ulster Unionist Chief Whip.

His son, Albert Boyd Douglas, known as Boyd Douglas (born 13 July 1950) is also a politician in Northern Ireland.

 

 

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