- William Steward (UK politician)
Steward was educated at
Norwich Model Schooland privately and became a restaurateur and farmer. He served as Senior Catering Officer with the Royal Air Forceduring World War II, obtaining the rank of Squadron Leader. He was a liverymanof the Worshipful Company of Distillersand a member of the Council of the Caterers' Association.
Steward stood in Southwark Central at the 1945 general election without success, and was elected at the 1950 general election for Woolwich West. Continuing his interest in catering, he was chairman of the House of Commons Catering Committee from 1951. He was elected chairman of the London Conservative Union in 1953.
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