Hogg, Quintin (McGarel)

Hogg (1907-90; succeeded father--who in 1938 was Lord Chancellor--as 2nd Viscount Hailsham in 1950, renounced his peerage in 1963, and was made Baron Hailsham of Saint Marylebone in 1970) was educated at Eton and Christ Church, where he was tutored by Barrington-Ward . He was a fellow of All Souls from 1931 and was a barrister at Lincoln's Inn (1932); he had been president of the Union Society in 1929. Member of Parliament for Oxford from 1938 (when he defeated A. D. Lindsay , the Popular Front candidate supported by Harrod) to 1950, he was First Lord of the Admiralty (1956-57), Minister of Education (1957), Lord President of the Council (1957-59, 1960-64), chairperson of the Conservative Party (1957-59), Minister for Science and Technology (1959-64), Secretary of State for Education and Science (1964) and Lord Chancellor (1970-74 and 1979-87).

See list of letters .

Source: DNB ; wswO .


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