Tuesday, February 14, 2006

2nd Lord Sherfield

The Lord Sherfield, 2nd Baron, President, Atlantic Council of the United States from 1999, died at his home at Washington DC, 28 January, 2006. He was 63.
Christopher James Makins was born 23 July, 1942, son of the 1st Baron Sherfield, GCB, GCMG, FRS, by his wife the former Alice Brooks (who died in 1985), and succeeded to the peerage (created in 1964), on the demise of his father in 1996.
He was educated at Winchester and New College, Oxford.
Career:->Fellow of All Souls, Oxford, 1963-77; HM Diplomatic Service, 1964-75; Vice-President 1989-93, Executive Vice-President, 1993-97, Aspen Institute.
He married in 1975, Wendy Cortesi, by whom he had one child, a daughter, the Hon Marian Makins. He is succeeded in the peerage by his younger brother, the Hon Dwight William Makins, who was b. 2 March, 1951.

Source: Daily Telegraph 1 February, 2006

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