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and President of the National Union of Conservative & Unionist
Associations, died in hospital, 13 February, 2004. He was aged 93.
Theodore Constantine was born 15 March, 1910, son of Leonard and Fanny
Louise Constantine, and was educated at Acton College.
Career: Personal Assistant to the chairman of a public company,
1926-28; Executive in industry, 1928-38; Managing Director of a public
company subsidiary, 1938-39; served in the Second World War, 1939-45,
AAF [AEA 1945]; Director of an Industrial holding company, 1956-59;
Chairman of Public Companies, 1959-86; Organizational work for the
Conservative Party as constituency chairman, Area Chairman, Member of
the National Executive Committee, Policy Committee, National Advisory
Committee on Publicity; Chairman of the National Union of Conservative
and Unionist Associations, 1967-68, President, 1980; Trustee, Sir John
Wolstenholme Charity; Master of the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers'
1975; Freeman of the City of London, 1949; High Sheriff of Greater
London, 1967; Deputy Lieutenant of Greater London, 1967-85.
Constantine was appointed CBE in 1956; knighted in 1964; and raised to
the peerage as Baron Constantine of Stanmore, of Stanmore in Greater
He married in 1935, Sylvia Mary, younger daughter of Wallace Henry
Legge-Pointing, by whom he had one son, Roy, and one daughter, Jill
Baroness Constantine of Stanmore died in 1990.
A Service of Thanksgiving will take place at Holy Trinity Church,
Northwood, Middlesex, 15 March, 2004.
Michael Rhodes (please delete x to e-mail me)