John Alexander Goschen (1906 - 1977)

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Death: Died
Occupation: 3rd Viscount Goschen
Managed by: Eldred Frederick Godson
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About John Alexander Goschen

John Alexander Goschen, 3rd Viscount Goschen KBE (7 July 1906-22 March 1977), was a British Conservative politician.

Goschen was the son of the Hon. Sir William Henry Goschen, second son of George Goschen, 1st Viscount Goschen. He was a Colonel in the Grenadier Guards and served with the British Military Mission to Greece from 1945 to 1947. He succeeded his uncle in the title in 1952 and took his seat on the Conservative benches in the House of Lords. He served under Harold Macmillan, Sir Alec Douglas-Home and Edward Heath as Captain of the Yeomen of the Guard (Deputy Chief Whip in the House of Lords) from 1962 to 1964 and from 1970 to 1971.

Lord Goschen married firstly Hilda Violet Ursula, daughter of Colonel the Hon. St Leger Henry Jervis, in 1934. They were divorced in 1943. He married secondly Alvin, daughter of H. England, in 1955. They had one son and one daughter. Lord Goschen died in March 1977, aged 70, and was succeeded by his only son Giles.

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