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John Biffen

AKA William John Biffen

Born: 3-Nov-1930
Birthplace: Combwich, Somerset, England
Died: 14-Aug-2007
Location of death: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England [1]
Cause of death: Kidney failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Leader, House of Commons, 1982-87

[1] Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England.

Wife: Sarah Wood (secretary, m. 1979, until his death)

    High School: Dr. Morgan's School, Bridgwater, Somerset, England
Jesus College, Cambridge University

    Lord Privy Seal (1983-87)
    UK Leader of the House of Commons (1982-87)
    UK Member of Parliament for Shropshire North (1983-97)
    Lord President of the Council (1982-83)
    UK Minister Secretary of State for Trade (1981-82)
    UK Chief Secretary to the Treasury (1979-81)
    UK Member of Parliament for Oswestry (1961-83)
    Tube Investments, Ltd. (1953-60)
    Conservative Party (UK)
    Mont Pelerin Society
    Life Peerage 1997 as Baron Biffen, of Tanat, Shropshire

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