Winston Field

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Birthday
6, 1904
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Death Date
Mar 17, 1969 (64)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1904
Birthplace
Zimbabwe
Death Date
Mar 17, 1969 (64)

About

Rhodesian politician who was the 7th Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia from 1962 to 1964. He was the first member of the Rhodesian Front to be elected to the office.

Before Fame

He was born in the United Kingdom, and moved to Southern Rhodesia in 1921 where he became President of the powerful Rhodesian Tobacco Association from 1938 to 1940, before leaving for military service during the Second World War.

Trivia

His Cabinet included John Gaunt, a former District Commissioner in Northern Rhodesia.

Family Life

His wife thought he wasn't a very political person, despite his career.

Associated With

He and Stephen Harper were both Prime Ministers.