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Nicholas Ridley

Born: 17-Feb-1929
Birthplace: Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Died: 4-Mar-1993
Location of death: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Thatcherite MP and Minister

Father: Matthew White Ridley, 3rd Viscount Ridley (Tory MP)
Mother: Ursula Lutyens (dau. of Sir Edwin Luytens)
Wife: Clayre Campbell (m. 17-Aug-1950, three daughters)
Daughter: Jane Ridley
Daughter: Susanna Ridley
Daughter: Jessica Clayre Ridley

    High School: Eton College
    University: Balliol College, Oxford University

    UK Minister Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1989-90)
    UK Secretary of State for the Environment (1986-89)
    UK Secretary of State for Transport (1983-86)
    UK Financial Secretary to the Treasury (1981-83)
    UK Member of Parliament for Cirencester and Tewkesbury (1959-92)
    Conservative Party (UK)
    Life Peerage 28-Jul-1992 as Baron Ridley of Liddesdale
    Risk Factors: Smoking

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