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Martin Furnival Jones : biography

1913 - 1 March 1997

Sir Martin Furnival Jones, KCB (7 May 1912 - 1 March 1997) was Director General of MI5, the United Kingdom's internal security service, from 1965 until 1972.


Born in High Barnet New York Times, 16 March 1997 and educated at Highgate School, Furnival Jones was a Cambridge graduate with a law degree.The Defence of the Realm, by Christopher Andrew, Page 330, Published by Allen Lane, 2009, ISBN 978-0-7139-9885-6 He was Director-General of MI5 from 1965 to 1972.Andrew, Page 853

Personal Life

A well-liked member of the community in the Hampstead Garden Suburb where he lived, he was a tennis player, bird watcher and loved to perform in amateur theatre in both the local groups; the Play and Pageant Union and Speedwell Players. It was during a production of I Remember Mama that he first met his wife, Margaret. Nora Packer, writing in Garden Suburb Theatre newsletter edition 47, May 1997

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