Michael Rhodes <***@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
: The Hon. James Muir Galloway Galbraith, CBE, who died 4 October, 2003,
: aged 83, was the third son of the 1st Baron Strathclyde (1891-1985),
: by his wife Ida Jean Galloway, of the landed family of that name.
: James Muir Galloway Galbraith was born 27 September, 1920, and
: educated at the Royal Naval College Dartmouth and at Christ Church
: Oxford (MA); & the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.
: He was the third son. His eldest brother, the Hon Sir Thomas
: Galbraith, (1917-82), heir to the peerage, was Conservative MP for
: Glasgow Hillhead, and a Junior Minister who resigned from the
: Macmillan Government because of his friendship with the spy, John
: Vassall. Thomas Galbraith, who was knighted in the New Years Honours
: of 1982, died several days later.
As I recall,Sir Thomas was awarded the KBE in the 1982 New Year's Honours
and died January 2nd!
Obviously he was never invested,but I gather reference to him by
the title remains correct even if his enjoyment of it was minimal.
His death,of course,opened up the seat for Roy Jenkins.
: Another brother, William, a lieutenant in the Royal Navy, was killed
: in action, 12 Oct 1940, aged 22.
: James's nephew, Thomas, 2nd Baron (who succeeded his grandfather) is
: Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords.
: Career: Lieutenant, Royal Navy, served in destroyers, & was wounded in
: 1941, and invalided in 1942; JP for Inverness-shire, and a County
: Councillor for Dumfries-shire, 1951-52; Fellow, Chartered Land Agents'
: Society, &c; a Director of Buccleuch Estates from 1964; Chairman,
: Timber Growers of the UK from 1983; member of the Home Grown Timber
: Advisory Committee since 1978; appointed CBE in 1984.
: He married in 1945, Anne, daughter of Major Kenneth Paget, of Itchen
: Abbas, near Winchester, by whom he had issue, three sons and a
The World Trade Center towers MUST rise again,
at least as tall as before...or terror has triumphed.