Francis Aungier Pakenham, 7th Earl of Longford(1905-2001), Statesman, businessman and writer
Sitter in 28 portraits
Author, publisher, politician and penal reform campaigner; Labour Leader of the House of Lords (1964-8), and advocate of penal reform; Lord Privy Seal (1964-5, 1966-8); Secretary of State for the Colonies (1965-6); co-founder and Director, The Help Charitable Trust (1986); Director, Sidgwich and Jackson (1980-5); publications include The Idea of Punishment(1961) and two volumes of autobiography (1964,1974).
by Lucy Willis
oil on canvas, 1993
by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
vintage print, 27 August 1971
by Tara Heinemann
resin print, 1980
- Lady Rachel Mary Billington (née Pakenham) (daughter)
- Catherine Rose Billington (granddaughter)
- Nathaniel Kevin Billington (grandson)
- Lady Antonia Fraser (née Pakenham) (daughter)
- Natasha Antonia Fraser-Cavassoni (granddaughter)
- Elizabeth (née Harman), Countess of Longford (wife)
- Thomas Francis Dermot Pakenham, 8th Earl of Longford (son)
- Lady Catherine Rose Pakenham (daughter)
- Catherine Ruth ('Kate') Pakenham (granddaughter)
- Hon. Kevin John Toussaint Pakenham (son)
- Hon. Michael Aidan Pakenham (son)
- Patrick Maurice Pakenham (son)
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