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George Younger

AKA George Kenneth Hotson Younger

Born: 22-Sep-1931
Birthplace: Stirling, Scotland
Died: 26-Jan-2003
Location of death: Stirling, Scotland
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: UK Minister of Defence, 1986-89

Military service: British Army (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 1950-65, Korean War)

Became 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie upon the death of his father in 1997.

Father: Edward Younger, 3rd Viscount Younger of Leckie (b. 1906, d. 25-Jun-1997)
Mother: Evelyn Margaret McClure
Wife: Diana (three sons, one daughter)

    High School: Winchester College
    University: New College, Oxford University

    Royal Bank of Scotland
    UK Secretary of State for Defence (1986-89)
    UK Secretary of State for Scotland (1979-86)
    UK Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, for Scotland (1970-74)
    UK Member of Parliament for Ayr (1964-92)
    Conservative Party (UK) Chairman, Conservative Party of Scotland (1974-76)
    Knight of the British Empire Kt., Order of the Thistle
    Life Peerage 7-Jul-1992 as Baron Younger of Prestwick


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