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David Johnstone Pryde (3 March 1890 - 2 August 1959) was a Scottish Labour politician.

The youngest son of Matthew James John Maitland Pryde, of Gorebridge, Midlothian, he was educated at Lasswade Secondary School and at the Scottish Labour College.

He worked as a colliery clerk and as a miners' trade union official, including with the National Union of Scottish Miners. He was elected to Bonnyrigg and Lasswade Town Council in 1938, and twice served as election agent to Joseph Westwood.

He was the unsuccessful Labour candidate for Peebles and South Midlothian in 1935, but was elected for that seat in 1945. Following the boundary changes, he sat for the short-lived seat of Midlothian and Peebles from 1950 until 1955,and then for Midlothian from 1955 until his death in August 1959. The seat remained vacant until the general election in October 1959.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Archibald Maule Ramsay
Member of Parliament for
Peebles and South Midlothian

19451950
Succeeded by
Constituency abolished
Preceded by
New constituency
Member of Parliament for
Midlothian and Peebles

19501955
Succeeded by
Constituency abolished
Preceded by
New constituency
Member of Parliament for
Midlothian

1955–1959
Succeeded by
James Hill

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