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Jo Grimond

AKA Joseph Grimond

Born: 29-Jul-1913
Birthplace: St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland
Died: 24-Oct-1993
Location of death: Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, Scotland
Cause of death: Stroke

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

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: Leader of the UK Liberal Party, 1956-67

Military service: British Army (Maj., WWII, 1939-47)

Father: Joseph Bowman Grimond
Mother: Lydia Helen Richardson
Wife: Laura Bonham Carter (m. 31-May-1938, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Joseph Andrew Grimond (b. 26-Mar-1939, d. 23-Mar-1966)
Daughter: Grizelda Jane Grimond (b. 1942)
Son: John Jasper Grimond (b. 1946)

    High School: Eton College
    University: Balliol College, Oxford University
    Administrator: Rector, University of Edinburgh (1960-63)
    Administrator: Rector, University of Aberdeen (1969-72)
    Administrator: Chancellor, University of Kent (1970-90)

    UK Member of Parliament for Orkney and Shetland (1950-83)
    National Trust for Scotland Secretary (1947-49)
    Liberal Party (UK) Leader (1976)
    Liberal Party (UK) Leader (1956-67)
    Life Peerage 12-Oct-1983 as Baron Grimond of Firth


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