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Quintin Hogg 2nd Viscount Hailsham and Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone

Biography of Quintin Hogg 2nd Viscount Hailsham and Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone

Lord Hailsham's  installation
Lord Hailsham's installation

Quintin McGarel Hogg, 2nd Viscount Hailsham and Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone (1907-2001), was Rector of the University from 1959 to 1962.

Born in London, Hogg studied at Christ Church, Oxford, and was President of the Union. He was called to the Bar in 1932 and became an MP six years later. He inherited the title Viscount Hailsham on his father's death in 1950, and had a long career as a peer and as an office holder in Conservative governments. He was Lord Chancellor from 1970 to 1974 and from 1979 to 1987.

Hailsham defeated the holiday camp tycoon Billy Butlin and the pacifist missionary Michael Scott in the 1959 rectorial election.

Summary

Quintin Hogg 2nd Viscount Hailsham and Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone
Lawyer and Politician

Born 9 October 1907, London, England.
Died 12 October 2001.
University Link: Rector
Occupation categories: lawyers; politicians
NNAF Reference: GB/NNAF/P161479
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Record last updated: 6th Feb 2008

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