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Samuel, Adrian Christopher Ianlocked

CMG 1959; CVO 1963

Born 20 Aug. 1915; s of late George Christopher Samuel and Alma Richards; m 1942, Sheila, er d of late J. C. Barrett, Killiney, Co. Dublin; three s one d; died 26 Dec. 2010

Education

Rugby Sch.; St John’s Coll., Oxford

Career

Entered HM Consular Service, 1938; served at Beirut, Tunis and Trieste. Served War, 1940–44, in Royal Air Force. Returned to HM Foreign Service and served at HM Embassies in Ankara, Cairo and Damascus; First Secretary, 1947; Counsellor, 1956; Principal Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Oct. 1959–63; Minister at HM Embassy, Madrid, 1963–65; resigned 1965. Director: British Chemical Engrg Contractors Assoc., 1966–69; British Agrochemicals Assoc., 1972–78; Dir-Gen., Groupement Internat. des Assocs Nats de Fabricants de Pesticides (GIFAP), 1978–79

Publications

An Astonishing Fellow: a life of Sir Robert Wilson, KMT, MP, 1986

Recreation

reading

Club

Garrick

Address

6 The Meadows, St George’s Park, Ditchling Common, Ditchling, East Sussex, RH15 0SF

(01444) 247741