The Hon Sir James Joseph, 3rd Baronet, died 5 November, 2019. He was 64.
James Samuel Joseph was born 27 January, 1955, son of Sir Keith Joseph, 2nd Baronet, CH, MP, PC, Conservative MP for Leeds North 1956-87, a close adviser to Margaret Thatcher and senior member of the Thatcher administrations, created a life peer, in 1987, as Baron Joseph, of Portsoken in the City of London, by his wife the former Hellen Louise Guggenheimer [who died 21 Aug, 2003].
He succeeded to his father's baronetcy [cr UK, 1943], 10 December, 1994, and married in 1990, Sarah Jane Thwaites, by whom he had two sons, Sam and Thomas.
He is succeeded in the baronetcy by his elder son, Sam Nathan Joseph, who was born 7 August, 1991.