Maurice Macmillan

Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden

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Macmillan in 1957
Chief Secretary to the Treasury
In office
23 June 1970 – 7 April 1972
Prime MinisterEdward Heath
Preceded byJack Diamond
Succeeded byPatrick Jenkin
Personal details
Born(1921-01-27)27 January 1921
Westminster, London, England
Died10 March 1984(1984-03-10) (aged 63)
Westminster, London, England
Spouse(s)Katherine Ormsby-Gore

Maurice Victor Macmillan, Viscount Macmillan of Ovenden (27 January 1921 – 10 March 1984) was a British Conservative Party politician and Member of Parliament. He was the only son of Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton, who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1957 to 1963.

Background and education

Macmillan was the only son of Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton and Lady Dorothy Cavendish, daughter of Victor Cavendish, 9th Duke of Devonshire. He was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford. He served with the Sussex Yeomanry in Europe in the Second World War. Like his father, he was chairman of Macmillan Publishers, as well as a director of two news agencies.

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