John Redwood

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Birthday
15, 1951
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
15, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
England

About

After serving as a Member of Parliament for the Wokingham constituency, this United Kingdom Conservative Party politician held office as Secretary of State for Wales and went on to hold several positions within the Shadow Cabinet of U.K. Secretary of State William Hague.

Before Fame

He earned a bachelor's degree and a doctorate in history from, respectively, Magdalen College, Oxford and St. Antony's College, Oxford. Before beginning his career in politics, he worked as a financial analyst.

Trivia

He made headlines in 1993 when he appeared at a public event where the Welsh national anthem was sung and clearly did not know the song's lyrics.

Family Life

His marriage to fellow lawyer Gail Chippington lasted from 1974 until 2003 and produced two children: Catherine and Richard.

Associated With

He served as Secretary of State for Wales under the administration of United Kingdom Prime Minister John Major.