Tuesday, February 14, 2006

2nd Lord Silsoe, QC

Lord Silsoe, QC, the 2nd Baron, died 31 December, 2005. He was aged 75.
David Malcolm Trustram Eve was born 2 May, 1930, eldest son of Sir (Arthur) Malcolm Trustram Eve, GBE, MC, TD, QC (1894-1976) Chairman of the War Damage Commission 1941-49, Chairman of the War Works Commission 1945-49, and First Crown Estate Commissioner 1954-62, was was created a Baronet in 1943, and raised to the peerage in 1963 as Baron Silsoe, of Silsoe, in the County of Bedfordshire.
He was educated at Winchester and Christ Church, Oxford (MA), and Columbia University, New York.
Career:-->>Called to the Bar at the Inner Temple, 1955; Bar Auditor, Inner Temple, 1965-70; Bencher 1970; QC 1972; was 2nd Lieutenant Royal Welch Fusiliers, and Lieut. Queen Victoria Rifles (TA). Succeeded to the titles on the demise of his father, 1976.
He married in 1963, Bridget Min, daughter of Sir Rupert Charles Hart-Davis, of The Old Rectory, Marske-in-Swaledale, Richmond, Nortgh Yorkshire, by whom he had a son, the Hon. Simon Rupert Trustram Eve, b. 17 Apr 1966, who now succeeds to the peerage and baronetcy, and a daughter, the Hon Amy Comfort Trustram Eve, b. 1964.
Funeral at All Saints', Rotherfield Peppard, near Reading, on Wednesday 11 January, 2006.

Source: The Times

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