James Molyneaux, Baron Molyneaux of Killead

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The Lord Molyneaux of Killead

Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party
In office
7 September 1979 – 8 September 1995
Preceded byHarry West
Succeeded byDavid Trimble
Member of the House of Lords
Lord Temporal
In office
10 June 1997 – 9 March 2015
Life Peerage
Member of Parliament
for Lagan Valley
In office
9 June 1983 – 1 May 1997
Preceded byConstituency created
Succeeded byJeffrey Donaldson
Member of Parliament
for South Antrim
In office
18 June 1970 – 9 June 1983
Preceded byKnox Cunningham
Succeeded byClifford Forsythe
Personal details
Born
James Henry Molyneaux

(1920-08-27)27 August 1920
Killead, present day Northern Ireland
Died9 March 2015(2015-03-09) (aged 94)
Antrim, Northern Ireland
NationalityNorthern Irish
Political partyUlster Unionist Party
ResidenceKillead, County Antrim
Military service
Allegiance United Kingdom
Branch/serviceRoyal Air Force
Years of service1941–1946
RankFlying Officer
Battles/warsWorld War Two

James Henry Molyneaux, Baron Molyneaux of Killead, KBE, PC (27 August 1920 – 9 March 2015) was a Northern Irish Unionist politician. He was leader of the Ulster Unionist Party from 1979 to 1995. He was a leading member and sometime Vice-President of the Conservative Monday Club. An Orangeman,[1] he was also Sovereign Grand Master of the Royal Black Institution from 1971 to 1995.

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.sneps.net/OO/photos.htm Eric Kaufmann's Orange Order Page – Photos, retrieved 19 November 2007.