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Sunday, June 23, 2019

The Baron Tordoff 1928-2019

The Lord Tordoff, life peer, a former President of the Liberal Party, died 22 June, 2019. He was 90.

Geoffrey Johnson Tordoff was born 11 October, 1928, son of Stanley Acomb Tordoff, by his wife the former Annie Johnson; married 1953, Mary Patricia Swarbrick, by whom he had two sons and three daughters.

He was created a life peer in 1981, as Baron Tordoff, of Knutsford in the County of Cheshire; was President of the Liberal Party 1983-84; Liberal Democrat Chief Whip in the House of Lords, 1988-94 [Liberal Chief Whip 1984-88], &c.

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