John Stradling Thomas

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John Stradling Thomas
Born (1925-06-10)10 June 1925
Died 29 March 1991(1991-03-29) (aged 65)
Residence Dolphin Square
Nationality Welsh
Education Rugby School
Alma mater University of London
Organization Conservative Party

Sir John Stradling Thomas (10 June 1925 – 29 March 1991) was a Welsh Conservative Party politician. He was also a farmer, company director and broadcaster.

Thomas was educated at Rugby School and the University of London. He served as a councillor on Carmarthen Borough Council between 1961 and 1964.

Thomas contested the parliamentary constituency of Aberavon in 1964 and Cardiganshire in 1966. He was Member of Parliament for Monmouth from 1970 until he died in office in 1991. He held various ministerial posts during the Heath and Thatcher administrations, including government Whip, Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, Treasurer of HM Household and in the Welsh Office.

In his final years he lived at Dolphin Square in Pimlico, London.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Donald Anderson
Member of Parliament for Monmouth
Succeeded by
Huw Edwards
Political offices
Preceded by
Walter Harrison
Treasurer of the Household
Succeeded by
Anthony Berry