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John Cloake was born on 2 December, 1924 in Wimbledon, London, is a diplomat. Discover John Cloake’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 90 years old?

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Age 90 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born 2 December 1924
Birthday 2 December
Birthplace Wimbledon, London
Date of death (2014-07-09)
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Nationality United Kingdom

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Who Is John Cloake’s Wife?

His wife is Margaret Thomure (“Molli”) Morris (1956–2008; her death)

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Wife Margaret Thomure (“Molli”) Morris (1956–2008; her death)
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Children One son: John Newling Cloake OBE

John Cloake Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is John Cloake worth at the age of 90 years old? John Cloake’s income source is mostly from being a successful diplomat. He is from United Kingdom. We have estimated
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Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million – $5 Million
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In 2016, the Museum of Richmond displayed, in partnership with the Orleans House Gallery and the Riverside Gallery, Images of Richmond, an exhibition of prints he collected that depict the local area. Seventy-eight of these prints now form the Cloake Collection at the Orleans House Gallery.


Many articles by Cloake were published in Richmond History, the Journal of the Richmond Local History Society (including a contribution to the 2015 issue, published after his death). As well as a biography of Sir Gerald Templer, who was Britain’s High Commissioner to Malaya from 1952 to 1954 and military adviser to the Prime Minister, Anthony Eden, during the Suez Crisis, he wrote several books relating to the history of Richmond and its vicinity:


Cloake appeared as a local history expert in series 5, episode 1 of Time Team, Channel 4’s TV programme on archaeology, which revealed the footings of the lost Richmond Palace. It was first broadcast on 4 January 1998.


In 1977, Cloake was made a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG).


Cloake and his wife moved to Richmond in 1962 and soon he began researching the area’s rich local history. Cloake was a leading participant in the foundation of the Richmond Local History Society and of the Museum of Richmond of which he was its first chairman. He was elected a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London in March 1988 and was awarded an Honorary DLitt. from Kingston University in 2004.


While in Saigon, in 1952, he met Margaret (“Molli”) Morris (1929–2008) from Washington, D.C., who was serving there in the United States Diplomatic Service, and they were married in Cambridge four years later in 1956. She died in 2008.


In August 1948 Cloake commenced a career in the United Kingdom’s Diplomatic Service, within the Foreign Office. Following an initial period in the Information Research Department, he was appointed Third Secretary in Baghdad in 1949 supporting Henry Mack and Jack Troutbeck. A posting to Saigon followed in 1951, first as Third Secretary then as Second Secretary. In 1956 he became Private Secretary to Permanent Under-Secretary Ivone Kirkpatrick during the time of the Suez Crisis, then to Douglas Dodds-Parker and, after that, to Ian Harvey. In 1958 he transferred to New York as Commercial Consul. He then worked in Moscow and in Tehran. His final post was in Sofia as Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Bulgaria where he was in charge of the UK’s diplomatic mission between 1976 and 1980.


John Cloake CMG FSA Hon. DLitt. (2 December 1924 – 9 July 2014) was a historian and author of several works mostly relating to the local history of Richmond upon Thames and surrounding areas. He was also a former United Kingdom diplomatic representative in Bulgaria.