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Willie Whitelaw
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Born in Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Born on 28th of June 1918
Died on 1st of July 1999

Born 1918. Died 1999 - Scottish Conservative politician.
Served in Scots Guards during WWII. Became Conservative MP in 1955. Was Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, for Employment (1973-4) and Home Secretary for four years. Deputy to Margaret Thatcher, advisor on Falklands War and during general election campaigns. Made Viscount in 1983.

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