William Whitelaw

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Birthday
28, 1916
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jul 1, 1999 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
28, 1916
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jul 1, 1999 (83)

About

British Conservative Party politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister from 1978 to 1988. He also served as the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland from 1972 to 1973.

Before Fame

He attended Trinity College, Cambridge and was awarded a blue for golf.

Trivia

He was forced to resign after suffering a stroke.

Family Life

His father died fighting in World War I when he was a baby.

Associated With

During his career he worked with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.