Paul Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray

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Paul Norman Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray (24 October 1908 – 24 February 1980) was a British engineer, Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland (1965 to 1974) and of Cumbria (1974 to 1980) and Governor of the BBC.wikipedia
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Paul Norman Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray (24 October 1908 – 24 February 1980) was a British engineer, Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland (1965 to 1974) and of Cumbria (1974 to 1980) and Governor of the BBC.

Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland

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Paul Norman Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray (24 October 1908 – 24 February 1980) was a British engineer, Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland (1965 to 1974) and of Cumbria (1974 to 1980) and Governor of the BBC.

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United Kingdom

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Paul Norman Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray (24 October 1908 – 24 February 1980) was a British engineer, Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland (1965 to 1974) and of Cumbria (1974 to 1980) and Governor of the BBC.

Common Era

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The younger son of Norman Forster Wilson, CE, of Kendal, Westmorland, and of Mrs H. G. M. Wilson (née Harris), Wilson was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, and Clare College, Cambridge.

Kendal

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The younger son of Norman Forster Wilson, CE, of Kendal, Westmorland, and of Mrs H. G. M. Wilson (née Harris), Wilson was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, and Clare College, Cambridge.

Westmorland

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The younger son of Norman Forster Wilson, CE, of Kendal, Westmorland, and of Mrs H. G. M. Wilson (née Harris), Wilson was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, and Clare College, Cambridge. In public life, Wilson became a justice of the peace in 1958 and a Deputy Lieutenant for Westmorland in 1964, later DL for Cumberland and Westmorland, and Lord Lieutenant of the newly created county of Cumbria, 1974 to 1980.

Gresham's School

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The younger son of Norman Forster Wilson, CE, of Kendal, Westmorland, and of Mrs H. G. M. Wilson (née Harris), Wilson was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, and Clare College, Cambridge.

Holt, Norfolk

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The younger son of Norman Forster Wilson, CE, of Kendal, Westmorland, and of Mrs H. G. M. Wilson (née Harris), Wilson was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, and Clare College, Cambridge.

Clare College, Cambridge

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The younger son of Norman Forster Wilson, CE, of Kendal, Westmorland, and of Mrs H. G. M. Wilson (née Harris), Wilson was educated at Gresham's School, Holt, and Clare College, Cambridge.

South Africa

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Wilson began his career as an engineer in South Africa, working there between 1930 and 1934.

World War II

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He served the Second World War of 1939–1945 with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, most of that time being spent at sea in capital ships.

Royal Naval Reserve

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He served the Second World War of 1939–1945 with the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, most of that time being spent at sea in capital ships.

Distinguished Service Cross (United Kingdom)

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He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and retired as a temporary Lieutenant-Commander, to return to Gilbert Gilkes & Gordon.

Westmorland (UK Parliament constituency)

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In 1950 and 1951, he stood as Labour Party General Election candidate for his home constituency of Westmorland but lost on both occasions.

Justice of the peace

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In public life, Wilson became a justice of the peace in 1958 and a Deputy Lieutenant for Westmorland in 1964, later DL for Cumberland and Westmorland, and Lord Lieutenant of the newly created county of Cumbria, 1974 to 1980.

Deputy lieutenant

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In public life, Wilson became a justice of the peace in 1958 and a Deputy Lieutenant for Westmorland in 1964, later DL for Cumberland and Westmorland, and Lord Lieutenant of the newly created county of Cumbria, 1974 to 1980.

Cumberland

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In public life, Wilson became a justice of the peace in 1958 and a Deputy Lieutenant for Westmorland in 1964, later DL for Cumberland and Westmorland, and Lord Lieutenant of the newly created county of Cumbria, 1974 to 1980.

Lord-lieutenant

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In public life, Wilson became a justice of the peace in 1958 and a Deputy Lieutenant for Westmorland in 1964, later DL for Cumberland and Westmorland, and Lord Lieutenant of the newly created county of Cumbria, 1974 to 1980.

Cumbria

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In public life, Wilson became a justice of the peace in 1958 and a Deputy Lieutenant for Westmorland in 1964, later DL for Cumberland and Westmorland, and Lord Lieutenant of the newly created county of Cumbria, 1974 to 1980.

BBC

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Paul Norman Wilson, Baron Wilson of High Wray (24 October 1908 – 24 February 1980) was a British engineer, Lord Lieutenant of Westmorland (1965 to 1974) and of Cumbria (1974 to 1980) and Governor of the BBC. He was a Governor of the BBC from 1968 to 1972, governor of Sedbergh School, 1965–1974, and chairman of governors of Kendal College of Further Education, 1958–1974.

Sedbergh School

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He was a Governor of the BBC from 1968 to 1972, governor of Sedbergh School, 1965–1974, and chairman of governors of Kendal College of Further Education, 1958–1974.

Science Museum, London

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A member of the Advisory Council of the Science Museum, 1968–1972 and 1973–1978, he was also Chairman of the Fund for the Preservation of Technological and Scientific Material, 1973–1978.