Pakenham, Francis Aungier

Pakenham (1905-2001, 7th Earl of Longford, 1961) was educated at Eton and New College, Oxford. After tutoring for the university tutorial courses, Stoke-on-Trent (1929-31), he was lecturer (1932) and Student (1934-46) in politics at Christ Church, Oxford. He became personal assistant to William Beveridge (1941-44), a lord-in-waiting to the King (1945-46), parliamentary under-secretary of state at the War Office (1946-47), chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1947-48), Minister of Civil Aviation (1948-51), First Lord of the Admiralty (1951), Lord Privy Seal (1964-65 and 1966-68), Secretary of State for the Colonies (1956-66), and leader of the House of Lords (1964-68).

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