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Duncan Sandys

AKA Duncan Edwin Sandys

Born: 24-Jan-1908
Died: 26-Nov-1987
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: UK Colonial Secretary, 1962-64

Military service: British Army (British Expeditionary Force, Norway, WWII, injured)

Father: George John Sandys (Capt.)
Wife: Diana Churchill (dau. of Winston Churchill, m. 16-Sep-1935, div. 1960, d. 1963)
Son: Julian George Winston Sandys (b. 19-Sep-1936, d. 15-Aug-1997)
Daughter: Edwina Sandys (b. 22-Dec-1938)
Daughter: Celia Mary Sandys (b. 18-May-1943)
Wife: Marie-Claire Schmitt (m. 1962, until his death)
Daughter: Laura Sandys

    High School: Eton College
    University: Magdalen College, Oxford University

    UK Secretary of State for the Colonies (1962-64)
    UK Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (1960-64)
    UK Minister of Aviation (1959-60)
    UK Minister of Defence (1957-59)
    UK Minister Housing and Local Government (1954-57)
    UK Minister of Supply (1951-54)
    UK Member of Parliament for Streatham (1950-74)
    UK Minister of Works (1944-45)
    UK Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Supply (1943-44)
    UK Official Financial Secretary to the War Office (1941-43)
    UK Member of Parliament for Norwood (1935-45)
    UK Diplomatic Service (1930-35)
    Conservative Party (UK)
    Life Peerage 2-May-1974 as Baron Duncan-Sandys of Westminster


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