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Sunday, June 11, 2006

Sir Peter Henry Berry Otway Smithers

Sir Peter Henry Berry Otway Smithers, Knt (1970), VRD with clasp; who died at Vico Morcote, Switzerland, 8 June, 2006, aged 92, was Conservative MP for Winchester 1950-64; PPS to th Minister of State for the Colonies, 1952-56, and to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1956-59; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Foreign Office, 1962-64; Secretary-General, Council of Europe, 1964-69, &c. Husband of the late Dojean, father of Amelia and Sarah and stepfather of Denny. Funeral at Lugano Cemetery on Monday 12th June, 2006. Memorial Service to be announced.

Source: The Times

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