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Geoffrey Howe

AKA Richard Edward Geoffrey Howe

Born: 20-Dec-1926
Birthplace: Port Talbot, Wales
Died: 9-Oct-2015
Location of death: Warwickshire, England
Cause of death: Heart Attack

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

Nationality: Wales
Executive summary: UK Foreign Secretary, 1983-89

Military service: British Army (Royal Signals, 2nd Lt., East Africa, discharged 1948)

Father: B. Edward Howe
Mother: E. F. Thomson
Wife: Elspeth Rosamund Morton Shand (m. 1953, until his death, one son, two daughters)
Son: Alec
Daughter: Amanda
Daughter: Caroline

    High School: Winchester College (1945)
    University: Trinity Hall, Cambridge University (1952)

    UK Leader of the House of Commons (1989-90)
    Lord President of the Council (1989-90)
    UK Minister Deputy Prime Minister (1989-90)
    UK Foreign Secretary (1983-89)
    Chancellor of the Exchequer (1979-83)
    UK Member of Parliament for East Surrey (1974-92)
    UK Official Solicitor General for England and Wales (1970-72)
    UK Member of Parliament for Reigate (1970-74)
    UK Member of Parliament for Bebington (1964-66)
    Conservative Party (UK)
    Member of the Board of Glaxo Laboratories
    Member of the Board of J. P. Morgan & Co.
    Jones Day International Political Adviser
    Knighthood 1970
    Life Peerage 1992 as Baron Howe of Aberavon

Author of books:
Conflict of Loyalty (1994, memoir)

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