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O'Neill, Sir Con Douglas Walter, (1912-1988), Knight Diplomat

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  • O'Neill, Sir Con (Also known as)
Surname: O'Neill
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Con Douglas Walter
Gender: Male
Date: 1912-1988
History: Known as Sir Con O'Neill. Diplomat, 1936-1938 and 1947-1972. 3rd Secretary at the Berlin Embassy at the time of his resignation in 1938, but later ambassador to the European Communities, 1963-1965; Deputy Under-Secretary of State, FO and FCO, 1965-1972. Headed at official level the UK delegation to negotiate entry to the European Communities, 1969-1972. First Chairman of the Intervention Board for Agricultural Produce, 1972-1974.
Biography: ODNB link for O'Neill, Sir Con Douglas Walter (1912-1988) Knight Diplomat
References: Who's Who; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275671 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P162780 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Con Douglas Walter O'Neill
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1923-1999: Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Private Offices: Various Ministers' and Officials' Papers
The National Archives, Kew
corresp and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 1996
1943: papers rel to his work in propaganda
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents
See Accessions to Repositories 1990