Geoffrey Howe

Mr Richard Edward Geoffrey Howe

Rush ID: 4437

Details

Born:
20 December 1926
Died:
9 October 2015
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1970
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4437
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q332323
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. HOWE, Geoffrey (1926- )

Peerages

  1. Baron Howe of Aberavon

    Life

    1992

Constituencies

  1. Surrey East

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Reigate

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Bebington

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Aberavon

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Thu 8th Oct 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Aberavon

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Thu 8th Oct 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Aberavon

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Aberavon

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: Thu 26th May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1970-1973

  2. Minister for Trade 1973-1974

  3. Chancellor of the Exchequer 1979-1983

  4. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1983-1988

  5. Leader of the House of Commons 1988-1990

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Higher education

  1. Trinity Hall

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Noel, Lady Mary Arabella Louisa

    Year: 1953

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. Bow Group member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club