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Edward Wolfe
Name: Edward Wolfe
Avatar: Ben Barnes
Constituency: Galloway and Upper Nithsdale

Age: 40 (12 August 1954)
Sex: Male
Ethnicity: White
Marital Status: Single
Education: Glasgow Academy, Glasgow
Career: British Army (1972 - 1978); Sales Associate, Wolfe Agribusiness (1980 - 1984); Marketing Director, Wolfe Agribusiness (1984 - 1987); Member of Parliament for Galloway and Upper Nithsdale (1987 - Present); Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Scotland (1990 - 1992)
Party and Faction: Conservative; Cornerstone Group


Edward was born into a relatively well-off family in western Scotland making agricultural equipment; the money from this enterprise meant that the young lad could easily be sent to the Glasgow Academy. As a student, Edward was no better than middling when it came to grades and testing, and rather than try to struggle even more through the sort of university upbringing that his family demanded, he went off and joined the Army. After initial training, Edward was sent to Northern Ireland under Operation Banner to try to help quell the violence wrought by the IRA and allied paramilitary groups.

His career as a trooper was cut short due to an attack on the guard post where Edward was stationed, and his injury was such that he received a medical discharge (though aside from scarring and a limp, there's no real outward evidence of what the injury was). Following a period of recover, Edward joined the family business as a basic salesman and worked his way up (almost entirely on merit I'm sure) to be a director of marketing, making sure that the finest in Scottish-tooled agricultural tools made their way to hard-working Scottish and English farmers. 

At the same time, he had joined up with the local Conservative Party, joining his family in the politics of the right, and volunteered on a number of campaigns throughout the area- including the No campaign in the 1979 devolution referendum. In 1987, after years of volunteering and working with candidates in Scotland, he was tapped to run in the relatively tight seat of Galloway and Upper Nithsdale- where he beat the local SNP candidate by 3,600 votes. As a backbencher, the most experience he got was working as a Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Secretary of State for Scotland during the last few years of Conservative rule.
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