Maurice Macmillan

Maurice Macmillan

Born Jan 27, 1921

Maurice Victor Macmillan, Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden PC was a British Conservative Party politician and Member of Parliament.

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1921 Birth Born on January 27, 1921.


1942 21 Years Old Macmillan married the Honourable Katharine Ormsby-Gore, daughter of William Ormsby-Gore, 4th Baron Harlech, on 22 August 1942. … Read More
1945 24 Years Old Macmillan contested Seaham at the 1945 election, Lincoln in 1951 and Wakefield at a 1954 by-election.
1949 28 Years Old He served on Kensington Borough Council 1949–53.


1955 34 Years Old He was elected MP for Halifax at the 1955 election but lost this seat in 1964.


1966 45 Years Old He was then elected for Farnham in 1966. … Read More
1970 49 Years Old He served as Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1970–72, Secretary of State for Employment 1972–73 and Paymaster General 1973–74 under Edward Heath.


1972 51 Years Old He was made a Privy Counsellor in 1972.


1984 63 Years Old 1 More Event
Macmillan was for a time the owner of Highgrove House, which now belongs to the Prince of Wales. Upon his father's elevation to the peerage on 10 February 1984 as Earl of Stockton, he acquired the courtesy title Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden.
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