Oliver Poole, 1st Baron Poole

Oliver Brian Sanderson Poole, 1st Baron Poole CBE TD PC (11 August 1911  28 January 1993), was a British Conservative Party politician, soldier and businessman.


The Lord Poole

Member of Parliament
for Oswestry
In office
1945–1950
Preceded byBertie Leighton
Succeeded byDavid Ormsby-Gore
Personal details
Born(1911-11-08)8 November 1911
St Marylebone, London
Died28 January 1993(1993-01-28) (aged 81)
Kensington, London
NationalityBritish
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Betty Margaret Gilkison
Daphne Wilma Kenyon Bowles
Barbara Ann Taylor
Alma materChrist Church, Oxford
AwardsCommander of the Order of the British Empire
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Member of the Order of the British Empire
Mentioned in Despatches (3)
Legion of Merit (United States)
Knight Grand Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau (Netherlands)
Military service
AllegianceUnited Kingdom
Branch/serviceBritish Army
Years of service1934–1946
RankColonel
UnitWarwickshire Yeomanry
Battles/warsWorld War II: