Monday, September 25, 2006

3rd Lord May 1931-2006

The 3rd Baron May (Peerage of the UK, 1935), died 22 September, 2006. He was aged 74.
Michael St John May was born 26 September, 1931, son of the 2nd Baron, by his wife Roberta, daughter of George Ricardo Thoms, and was educated at Wycliffe College, Gloucestershire, & Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Career:-> 2nd Lieutenant Royal Signals 1950; succeeded to the peerage on the demise of his father, 1950.
Married firstly, 1958 (div. 1963) Dorothea Catherine Ann, daughter of Charles McCarthy, of Boston, United States; married secondly, 1963, Jillian Mary, daughter of Albert Edward Shipton, of Beggars Barn, Shutford, Oxfordshire.
He is survived by his 2nd wife, and a son and a daughter from the 2nd marriage. The peerage now devolves upon his only son, the Hon. Jasper Bertram St John May, b. 24 Oct, 1965.


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