John Llewellin, 1st Baron Llewellin


The Lord Llewellin

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Governor-General of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland
In office
4 September 1953 – 24 January 1957
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byRobert Clarkson Tredgold
Minister of Aircraft Production
In office
1942–1942
MonarchGeorge VI
Preceded byJohn Moore-Brabazon
Succeeded byStafford Cripps
President of the Board of Trade
In office
4 – 22 February 1942
Prime MinisterWinston Churchill
Preceded bySir Andrew Duncan
Succeeded byHugh Dalton
Personal details
Born6 February 1893
Died24 January 1957 (aged 63)

Colonel John Jestyn Llewellin, 1st Baron Llewellin GBE MC TD PC (6 February 1893 – 24 January 1957) was a British army officer, Conservative Party politician and minister in Winston Churchill's war government.

Background

Llewellin was the son of William Llewellin, of Upton House, Dorset, and Frances Mary, daughter of L. D. Wigan. He was educated at Eton.[1]