|dob||27th March 1912|
|school||Portsmouth Northern Secondary School|
|university||† see note below|
|work||civil servant, trade unionist|
|first elected||1945||office(s)||Prime Minister 1976-79|
|Other notes: died 26th March 2005
† He gained the Senior Oxford Certificate in 1929, but could not afford entrance to university and instead sat the civil service Entrance Exam.