Bladen Hawke, 9th Baron Hawke
Hawke was the eldest son of Edward Julian Hawke, 8th Baron Hawke, and his wife Frances Alice, daughter of Colonel John Randal Wilmer. He succeeded his father in the barony in 1939 and served as a Lord-in-Waiting (government whip in the House of Lords) from 1953 to 1957 in the Conservative administrations of Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Anthony Eden and Harold Macmillan. From 1958 to 1974 he was a Church Commissioner.
Hawke married Ina Mary Faure, daughter of Henry Faure Walker, in 1934. They had seven daughters; Caroline, Annabel, Cecilia, Lavinia, Rowena, Prunella and Olivia. He died in July 1985, aged 83. As he had no sons he was succeeded in the barony by his younger brother Julian.
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- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990,[page needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- Prunella Servatius (née Hawke)[permanent dead link]
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