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George Reginald Ward, 1st Viscount Ward of Witley, PC (20 November 1907-15 June 1988), was a British Conservative politician. He served as Secretary of State for Air from 1957 to 1960.

Ward was the fourth and youngest son of William Humble Ward, 2nd Earl of Dudley, and Rachel Gurney. He was educated at Eton College and then Christ Church College, Oxford. He served in the Second World War as an RAF Group Captain. In 1945 he was elected to the House of Commons for Worcester, a seat he held until 1960, and served under Winston Churchill and Anthony Eden as Under-Secretary of State for Air from 1952 to 1955 and as Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty from 1955 to 1957. When Harold Macmillan became Prime Minister in January 1957 he was appointed Secretary of State for Air, which he remained until October 1960. Ward was admitted to the Privy Council in 1957 and in 1960 he was raised to the peerage as Viscount Ward of Witley, of Great Witley in the County of Worcester.

Lord Ward of Whitley married firstly Anne Diana France Aysham Capell, daughter of Arthur Edward Capell, in 1940. They had two children, one son and one daughter, but were divorced in 1951. He married secondly Barbara Mary Colonsay McNeill, daughter of Ronald Frank Rous McNeill, in 1962. Lord Ward of Witley died in June 1988, aged 80. His only son Anthony Giles Humble Ward had predeceased him and as a result his title became extinct on his death.

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Pomeroyd Crawford Greene
Member of Parliament for Worcester
1945–1960
Succeeded by
Peter Walker
Political offices
Preceded by
Nigel Birch
Under-Secretary of State for Air
1952–1955
Succeeded by
Christopher Soames
Preceded by
Allan Noble
Parliamentary and Financial
Secretary to the Admiralty

1955–1957
Succeeded by
Christopher Soames
Preceded by
Nigel Birch
Secretary of State for Air
1957–1960
Succeeded by
Julian Amery
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
New Creation
Viscount Ward of Witley
1960–1988
Succeeded by
Extinct
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