- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 1/3 - Investigating / Martyr
- Definition : Split - Small (6)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Laws 1
British diplomat known as Baron Irwin or Viscount Halifax, British viceroy of India 1925-31; foreign secretary 1938-40; and ambassador to the United States 1941-46. His resignation as ambassador became effective on 5/01/1946. In 1957 he published a volume of recollections, "Fullness of Days."
The fourth son of the second Viscount Halifax, born at Powderham Castle, Devonshire, Wood was born with an atrophied left arm that had no hand. Given a fine education, he entered Parliament in January 1930 and had a successful 30-year career in politics. In 1934, he succeeded to his father's title.
Died 12/23/1959, Garroby Hall, near York, Yorkshire.