David Simon, 3rd Viscount Simon

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Jan David Simon, 3rd Viscount Simon (born 20 July 1940) is a British peer.

The son of the 2nd Viscount Simon, he was educated at Westminster School and at the School of Navigation, Southampton University. He was further educated at Sydney Technical College. In 1993, he succeeded to his father's viscountcy. Lord Simon is President of the Driving Instructors Association since 2000, and of GEM Motoring Assist since 2004.

He is one of the ninety hereditary peers elected to remain in the House of Lords after the House of Lords Act 1999 and sits for Labour. [1]

Since 1969, he has been married to Mary Elizabeth Burns. They have one daughter.

Arms[edit]

Arms of David Simon, 3rd Viscount Simon
Coronet
A Coronet of a Viscount
Crest
Upon a Well proper an Eagle rising Or
Escutcheon
Gules three Lotus Flowers in pale proper between two Flaunches Or each charged with a Lion rampant of the field
Supporters
Dexter: a Guillemot; Sinister: a Monal proper
Motto
J'Ai Ainsi Mon Nom (Such is my name)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Viscount Simon". House of Lords. 

External links[edit]

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Gilbert Simon
Viscount Simon
1993–present
Incumbent