Mark Wolfson

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Geoffrey Mark Wolfson, known as Mark Wolfson, (born 7 April 1934) was the British Conservative MP for Sevenoaks from 1979 until he retired in 1997.

Early life[edit]

Mark Wolfson was educated at Eton College and Pembroke College, Cambridge. He served in the Royal Navy from 1952-54. After working as a teacher, he was Head of Youth Services at The Industrial Society from 1966–69, leading the I'm Backing Britain campaign. He became a director of Hambros Bank in 1973.[1]

Political career[edit]

Wolfson contested Islington North in February 1974, and then Paddington in October 1974, each time being beaten by Labour incumbents.

He was elected for the safely-Conservative Sevenoaks in 1979, which he held until he stood down at the 1997 general election. His successor was fellow Conservative Michael Fallon.


  1. ^ Who's Who 1987, page 1913
  • Times Guide to the House of Commons, Times Newspapers Limited, 1992.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir John Rodgers
Member of Parliament for Sevenoaks
Succeeded by
Michael Fallon