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Peter Carington

AKA Peter Alexander Rupert Carington

Born: 6-Jun-1919
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 9-Jul-2018
Cause of death: unspecified

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: UK Foreign Secretary, 1979-82

Military service: British Army (Grenadier Guards, Maj., WWII)

Hereditary peerage as Baron Carrington (two R's), 6th Baron.

Father: Rupert Victor John Carington, 5th Baron Carrington (b. 20-Dec-1891, d. 19-Nov-1938)
Mother: Sybil Marion Colville (b. 21-Jul-1897, d. 30-Sep-1946)
Wife: Iona McClean (m. 25-Apr-1942, d. 2009, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Alexandra Carington (b. 1943)
Daughter: Virginia Carington (b. 1946)
Son: Rupert Francis John Carington (b. 1948)

    High School: Eton College
    Military College: Royal Military Academy Sandhurst
    Chancellor: University of Reading

    Secretary General of NATO (1984-88)
    UK Foreign Secretary (1979-82)
    UK Secretary of State for Energy (1974)
    UK Secretary of State for Defence (1970-74)
    UK Leader of the House of Lords (1963-64)
    UK Minister Without Portfolio (1963-64)
    UK Official First Lord of the Admiralty (1959-63)
    UK Official High Commissioner to Australia (1956-59)
    UK Official Parliamentary Secy., Ministry of Defence (1954-56)
    UK Official Parliamentary Secy., Ministry for Agriculture and Food (1951-54)
    Bilderberg Group
    Conservative Party (UK) Chairman (1972-74)
    Pilgrims Society President (1983)
    Member of the Board of Barclays
    Member of the Board of Christie's
    Member of the Board of Schweppes
    Military Cross 1945
    Life Peerage 1999 as Baron Carington of Upton

Author of books:
Reflecting on Things Past: The Memoirs of Peter Lord Carrington (1988, memoir)


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