George Odey

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George Odey
CBE, DL
Member of the United Kingdom Parliament
for Howdenshire
In office
1947–1950
Preceded by Clifford Glossop
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Member of the United Kingdom Parliament
for Beverley
In office
1950–1955
Preceded by Constituency recreated
Succeeded by Constituency abolished
Personal details
Born George William Odey
(1900-04-21)21 April 1900
Died 16 October 1985(1985-10-16) (aged 85)
Nationality British
Political party Conservative
Relations Crispin Odey (grandson)

George William Odey CBE DL [1] (21 April 1900 – 16 October 1985) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom who served as a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1947 to 1955.

He was elected as MP for the Howdenshire constituency at a by-election in 1947.[1] When that constituency was abolished in boundary changes for the 1950 general election, he was returned to the House of Commons at for the newly recreated Beverley constituency, and held the seat until its abolition for the 1955 general election.

On 18 November 1952 he was made Honorary Air Commodore of No. 3505 (East Riding) Fighter Control Unit, Royal Auxiliary Air Force.[2] On 7 February 1977 he was made a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Humberside.[3]

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  1. ^ a b "No. 38138". The London Gazette (Supplement). 2 December 1947. p. 5713. 
  2. ^ "No. 39702". The London Gazette (Supplement). 21 November 1952. p. 6209. 
  3. ^ "No. 47147". The London Gazette. 11 February 1977. p. 1977. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Clifford Glossop
Member of Parliament for Howdenshire
19471950
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Beverley
19501955
Constituency abolished