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William Whitelaw

AKA William Stephen Ian Whitelaw

Born: 28-Jun-1918
Birthplace: Nairn, Scotland
Died: 1-Jul-1999
Location of death: Penrith, England
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Andrew's Parish Church, Dacre, Cumbria, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: UK Deputy Prime Minister, 1979-88

Military service: British Army (Scots Guards, WWII, Maj.)


[1] Church of Scotland.

Wife: Cecilia (four daughters)

    High School: Winchester College
    University: Trinity College, Cambridge University

    UK Minister Deputy Prime Minister (1979-88)
    UK Leader of the House of Lords (1983-88)
    Lord President of the Council (1983-88)
    UK Home Secretary (1979-83)
    UK Secretary of State for Employment (1973-74)
    UK Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1972-73)
    UK Leader of the House of Commons (1970-72)
    Lord President of the Council (1970-72)
    UK Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border (1955-83)
    Conservative Party (UK) Chairman (1974-75)
    Knighthood Kt. of the Thistle (1990)
    Military Cross


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