John Osborn (politician)

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Sir John Holbrook Osborn (14 December 1922 – 2 December 2015)[1] was a British Conservative Party politician. He was educated at Rugby School and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He was Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam from 1959 to 1987, preceding Irvine Patnick. Sir John was also a Member of the European Parliament from 1975 to 1979. He was knighted in the 1983 Birthday Honours.[2][3]

Osborn was interviewed in 2012 as part of The History of Parliament's oral history project.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sir John Holbrook Osborn". Daily Telegraph. 8 December 2015. Retrieved 9 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "No. 49375". The London Gazette (Supplement). 10 June 1983. p. 2. 
  3. ^ "No. 49484". The London Gazette. 20 September 1983. p. 12311. 
  4. ^ "Oral history: Osborn, John (1922-2015)". The History of Parliament. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "Sir John Osborn interviewed by Henry Irving". British Library Sound Archive. Retrieved 14 July 2016. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Roland Jennings
Member of Parliament for Sheffield Hallam
19591987
Succeeded by
Irvine Patnick