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Henry George Strauss (24 June 189228 August 1974) was a very notable Britishmarker lawyer and a conservative member of Parliamentmarker representing at various times Norwich, the Combined English Universities and Norwich Southmarker. He was Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade from 1950 to 1955. In 1955 he was created Baron Conesford, which title became extinct upon his death. He was also a member of the governors of Norwich High School for Girlsmarker and a vice-president of the Girls' Day School Trust.

In 1945, Strauss resigned from the British government in protest at Churchill's treatment of Polandmarker at the Yaltamarker agreement.

Strauss was well known for his speeches in which he complained about the improper usages of the English language, especially in the United Statesmarker as can be seen in this Time Magazine article from 1957.


  1. pp.374-383 Olson and Cloud 2003


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