Derek Moore-Brabazon, 2nd Baron Brabazon of Tara

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Derek Charles Moore-Brabazon, 2nd Baron Brabazon of Tara CBE (24 December 1910 – 11 December 1974) succeeded the title Baron Brabazon of Tara in 1964 on the death of his father, John Cuthbert Moore-Brabazon, 1st Baron Brabazon of Tara, carrying it for just ten years until his death in 1974.

Life[edit]

He was educated at Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge. An active Conservative, he was a councillor in Kensington, 1948–56, Chairman of the South Kensington Conservative Association 1952-54 and chairman of London Conservative Union, 1957-58. After the end of his tenure, he was appointed to the Order of the British Empire as a Commander (CBE) in the 1960 New Year Honours for "political and public services in London".[1]

Family[edit]

In 1939, Moore-Brabazon married Henrietta Mary Clegg who died in 1985. Their son, Ivon, succeeded his father in 1974.

Styles of address[edit]

  • 1910–1942: Mr Derek Moore-Brabazon
  • 1942–1960: The Hon. Derek Moore-Brabazon
  • 1960–1964: The Hon. Derek Moore-Brabazon CBE
  • 1964–1974: The Rt Hon. The Lord Brabazon of Tara CBE

References[edit]

Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Moore-Brabazon
Baron Brabazon of Tara Succeeded by
Ivon Moore-Brabazon