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Margaret Thatcher Skiing in 1962

margaret thatcher ski1962 press photo caption reads:  WILL SHE BE BRITAIN’S FIRST WOMAN PRIME MINISTER?

Mrs Margaret Thatcher, who was successful in winning the Tory leadership yesterday now hopes to emulate Golda Meir of Israel, Mrs Indira Ghandi of India, and Mrs Bandaranaika of Shri Lanka, who have all led their countries.  Margaret Thatcher was a grocer’s daughter, won a scholarship to Oxford, where she won degrees in Chemistry and Law and entered parliament as M.P. for Finchley in 1949.  She married Denis Thatcher, a director of B.P. in 1951 and they have twin children, Mark and Carol now aged 22.

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