Marcus Fox

Mr John Marcus Fox

Rush ID: 8712

Details

Born:
11 June 1927
Died:
16 March 2002
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Bank employee
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
Obituary in The Guardian, 19/03/2002.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1986
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8712
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6758169
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOX, Marcus (1927-2002)

Constituencies

  1. Shipley

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Huddersfield West

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: Thu 31st Mar 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Dewsbury

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

Ministerial offices

  1. Assistant Whip 1972-1973

  2. Lord Commissioner of the Treasury 1973-1974

  3. Under-Secretary of State 1979-1981

    Department of the Environment

Schools

  1. Dewsbury GS

  2. Eastborough Council School

Marriages

  1. Tindall, Ann

    Year: 1954

    Notes: 1 son, 1 daughter

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Political organisations

  1. 1922 Committee officer

    1981-1997

    Executive Committee 1981-; Vice-Chairman 1983-1994; Chairman 1994-1997

Local governments

  1. Dewsbury Borough Council

    member

    1956-1965