Paul Bryan

Born Aug 3, 1913

Sir Paul Elmore Oliver Bryan DSO MC was a British Conservative politician.

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1913 Birth Born on August 3, 1913.


1939 25 Years Old They were married in 1939. … Read More
1942 28 Years Old In 1942 he fought first in North Africa as part of the Torch Landings.
1943 29 Years Old He was given command of 6th Battalion for the invasion of Sicily and then Italy in September 1943. … Read More


1949 35 Years Old After the war he worked in Sowerby Bridge where he started to take an interest in politics. He contested Sowerby in 1949, 1950 and 1951.


1955 41 Years Old In 1955 he became Member of Parliament for Howden in the East Riding of Yorkshire, and later for Boothferry from 1983 until he retired in 1987. … Read More
1961 47 Years Old He was vice-chairman of the Conservative Party 1961-65, a whip 1956 and 1958–61, and Minister for Employment from 1970 to 1972. … Read More
1962 48 Years Old …  While he never considered himself a good golfer, he gained fame in 1962 by hitting two holes-in-one in one round. … Read More


1971 57 Years Old In 1971 he married Cynthia Duncan, the widow of Patrick Duncan and gained four stepchildren: Patrick Duncan, Alex Duncan, Ann Duncan and Emma Duncan.
1972 58 Years Old He became a Knight Bachelor in 1972.


1974 60 Years Old Having been brought up in The Far East he took a great interest in Japan and China. He was chairman of the All-Party Hong Kong Parliamentary Group from 1974 to 1987. … Read More
1975 61 Years Old In the leadership contest of 1975, he served on William Whitelaw's campaign committee. … Read More
1985 71 Years Old He was chairman of Croydon Cable Television from 1985.
2004 91 Years Old Died on October 11, 2004.
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