Sir Fitzroy Hew Maclean, Bt, KCT

  • Born March 11, 1911, Egypt
  • Sir John Colville wrote in his Fringes of Power that Sir Fitzroy Maclean is “a man of action who is also a master of the English language.”
  • Close relationship with Winston Churchill, who appointed him Brigadier and asked him to lead the British mission to Tito in Yugoslavi.
  • Was a God Parrent to Winston Churchill’s grand daughter.
  • in 1941 declared himself a candidate for Parliament
  • elected Conservative MP for Lancaster , a seat he would hold through 1959
  • Sir Fitzroy joined the Cameron Highlanders as a private, and in 1942 the-S.A.S
  • was financial secretary at the War Office from 1954 to 1957
  • spent some time in Russia on behalf of the Ted Turner Organisation
  • Knight of the Thistle
  • A close friend of Ian Fleming, his war stories are said to have been the model for the novelist’s character James Bond.
  • Died June 15, 1996, Scotland

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