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Alan Kenneth Clark

Cabinet Minister

Alan Kenneth Clark, British cabinet minister. Member British Parliament, London, since 1974, under secretary of state Department Employment, from 1983, minister for trade., 1986-1989, minister for defense, since 1989.; Member Institute for Strategic Studies, Parliamentary Defense Committee (vice-chairman 1980-1983).

Background

Clark, Alan Kenneth was born on April 13, 1928 in London. Son of Lord Kenneth and Jane (Martin) Clark.

Education

Master of Arts, Eton University, Christchurch, Oxford, 1950.

Career

Editor: A Good Innings: the private papers of Viscount Lee of Fareham, 1974.

Works

  • Author: The Donkeys, A History of the BEF in 1915, 1961. The Fall of Crete, 1963. Barbarossa, The Russo-German Conflict, 1941-1945, 1965.

    Aces High: the war in the air over the Western Front 1914-1918, 1973. Editor: A Good Innings: the private papers of Viscount Lee of Fareham, 1974.

Membership

Member British Parliament, London, since 1974, under secretary of state Department Employment, from 1983, minister for trade., 1986-1989, minister for defense, since 1989.; Member Institute for Strategic Studies, Parliamentary Defense Committee (vice-chairman 1980-1983).

Connections

Married Jane Beuttler, July 31, 1958. Children: James, Andrew.

father:
Lord Kenneth Clark

mother:
Jane (Martin) Clark

spouse:
Jane Beuttler

children:
James Clark

Andrew Clark