John Fremantle, 4th Baron Cottesloe
|The Right Honourable
The Lord Cottesloe
|Born||2 March 1900|
Trinity College, Cambridge
Gloria Jean Irene Dunn
|Children||John Fremantle, 5th Baron Cottesloe|
|Parent(s)||Thomas Fremantle, 3rd Baron Cottesloe
John Walgrave Halford Fremantle, 4th Baron Cottesloe, 5th Baron Fremantle, GBE, TD (2 March 1900 – 1994) was a British aristocrat and public official. He served as the Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain and the South Bank Theatre Board.
John Fremantle was born on 2 March 1900. He was the son of Colonel Thomas Fremantle, 3rd Baron Cottesloe and his wife Frances Tapling. Frances Tapling was the daughter of industrialist Thomas Tapling Senior and sister of MP Thomas Keay Tapling Jr. He was educated at Eton, and Trinity College, Cambridge. At Cambridge, he was a member of the University Pitt Club. He rowed for the Cambridge University Boat Club in both the Boat Race of 1921 and the Boat Race of 1922, winning both times, and graduated from Cambridge in 1925 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).
He succeeded to the title Baron Fremantle and Baron Cottesloe on the death of his father on 19 July 1956. He was a Deputy Lieutenant of London from 1951 to 1976 and was invested as a Knight Grand Cross, Order of the British Empire (G.B.E.) in 1960. He was Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain from 1960 to 1965.
Personal life and death
He married, firstly, Lady Elizabeth Harris, daughter of James Edward Harris, 5th Earl of Malmesbury and Dorothy Gough-Calthorpe, on 16 February 1926. They were divorced in 1944, and he married, secondly, Gloria Jean Irene Dunn, daughter of W. E. Hill, on 26 March 1959.
He died in 1994.
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