Lord Wakehurst Edit Profile
Student Eton College, 1908-1914. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Queen’s University, Belfast, 1957.
Foreign service, 1919-1921. Member Parliament (Conservative) for East Leicester, 1924-1929, and for Lewes, Sussex, 1931-1936. Governor New South Wales, Australia, 1937-1946.
Governor Northern Ireland, 1952-1964. Board Governors Royal Ballet.
Member Parliament (Conservative) for East Leicester, 1924-1929, and for Lewes, Sussex, 1931-1936. Member English-Speaking Union (chairman 1946-1951). Served as captain Royal Sussex Regiment and Intelligence Corps, Royal Army.
Lord Prior of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem since 1947.
Married Margaret Tennant, June 3, 1920. Children: Henrietta (Mistress John Reader-Harris), Christopher, David, Robert.