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Rev. Robert Thomas William MCCREA

Rev. Robert Thomas William MCCREA, British Member of Parliament. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1989.

Background

  • MCCREA, Rev. Robert Thomas William was born on August 6, 1948. Parents: Robert Thomas McCrea and Sarah Jane McCrea.

  • Education

    • Cookstown Grammar School. Theological Hall, Free Presbyterian Church.

    Career

    • Councillor, Magherafelt District Council, 1973, Chairman ofCncl., 1977-1981. Vice President, Association, of Northern Ireland Local Authorities, 1980-1981. Board member, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, 1981.

      Member, Northern Ireland Assembly, 1982-1986. Member of Parliament for Mid Ulster, since 1983, Democratic Unionist Party Whip, 1987. Democratic Unionist Party Spokesman on Education, 1987-1988, and on Health and Social Services, 1988-1990.

      Spokesman on Security, since 1990. Gospel recording artist. Served Civil Service 1966.

      Minister, Magherafelt Free Presbyterian Church, 1968.

    Works

    • In His Pathway.

    Politics

    Religion

    Free Presbyterian.

    Personality

    Interests

    Horse riding; world affairs, security issues.

    Connections

    • Spouse Anne Shirley McCrea (née McKnight), 1971. Children: two son, three d.
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    Born August 6, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality

    Award