David Pitt (1913-1994)

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David Thomas Pitt, Baron Pitt of Hampstead (3 October 1913 – 14 December 1994) was a civil rights campaigner and was one of the first persons of African descent to sit in the British House of Lords.(The first person of colour to become a British Life Peer was Learie Nicholas Constantine, Baron Constantine (21 September 1901 – 1 July 1971) was a West Indian cricketer, lawyer and politician who served as Trinidad's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and became the UK's first black peer in 1969 ).Lord Pitt was made a life peer in 1975.

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