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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Lady Janet Helen Shipton 1923-2019

_. The Lady Janet Shipton, who died 13 February, 2019, aged 95, was the eldest of the four children of the 1st Earl Attlee, KG, PC, the former prime minister.

Janet Helen Attlee was born 25 February, 1923, daughter of Clement Attlee [1883-1967], by his wife the former Violet Helen Millar [1895-1964]; married 15 Nov, 1947, Professor Harold William Shipton [1920-2007], by whom she had a daughter, who predeceased her.

Janet Shipton was a US citizen from 1973. Her father was prime minister 1945-1951.

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