Steel, David

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Steel, David Gender: M
born on 31 March 1938 at 12:15 (= 12:15 PM )
Place Kirkcaldy, Scotland, 56n07, 3w10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
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David Steel
photo: Flickr user Steve Punter, license cc-by-2.0


Scottish politician, a member of Parliament and leader of the Liberal Party. While in college in 1959, he served as the President of Edinburgh University's Liberals. Three years later he was working as the Assistant Secretary to the Scottish Liberal Party. In 1964 he was elected to Parliament and was the youngest member of the group; he served for two years. From 1971-1975 he worked as the Liberal Chief Whip. One year later, in 1976, he finally became the leader of the Liberal Party.

As a journalist and broadcaster, he also has worked as a TV interviewer, served as the host of a weekly show and authored several books. His father was a minister who worked as a missionary in Kenya, the place in which he was raised.

Married, he has two sons and one daughter. He prefers being known as "Sir David" than as "Lord Steel."

On 6/11/1987 he returned to Parliament at the General Election, and was a member of Parliament for the 1999 session opening July 1.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Job 1962 (Assistant Secretary to Scottish Liberal Party)
  • Work : Gain social status 1964 (Elected to Parliament)
  • Work : New Job 1971 (Became Liberal Chief Whip)
  • Work : New Job 1976 (Became leader of the Liberal Party)
  • Work : Gain social status 11 June 1987 (Elected to Parliament)
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Source Notes

Paul Wright collection, B.C.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two sons and a daughter)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor (Host of a weekly show)
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (M. P. Leader of Liberal Party)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction