William Brereton Couchman Lewis (1901 - 1977)

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Death: Died
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About William Brereton Couchman Lewis

  • He was Justice of the Peace (J.P.) Pembs 1925.
  • He was Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) (–59) Pembs 1932.
  • He was V-Pres FPA, Nat/l Marriage Guidance Cncl, V-Ld-Lt , Companion, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (C.St.J.) Pembs 1959.
  • He was Pres: Royal Forestry Society of England and –50, Nat/l Assoc Parish Cncls Wales 1948.
  • He was Major Pembroke Heavy Regiment Royal Artillery (Territorial Army) WW II (POW). He was also known as Baron 3rd Merthyr.3 3rd Baron.
  • He was Territorial Decoration (T.D.).
  • He graduated in 1923 with a Eton and Magdalen College Oxford Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) , Master of Arts (M.A.) 1926).
  • He was barrister Inner Temple , chm: Magistrates Assoc, Pembs QS and Dyfed-Powys Police Authority, CC Pembs 1928–39, Deptl Ctee on The Rag Flock Acts 1938, Nat/l Marriage Guidance Cncl 1951–57, Deptl Ctee on Hedgerow and Farm Timber 1953, RSPCA 1953–57, in 1927.
  • He was memb: Royal Commn on Local Government on Tyneside , Deptl Ctee on Justices' Clerks 1938, Royal Commn on JPs 1948, Nat/l Parks Commissioner of 1950–53 in 1936.
  • He was Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1964.
  • He was Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire (K.B.E.) in 1969.
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William Brereton Couchman Lewis, 3rd Baron Merthyr, KBE's Timeline

January 7, 1901
April 5, 1977
Age 76