Henry George Strauss
(24 June 1892
– 28 August 1974
) was a very notable British lawyer
and a conservative
member of Parliament
representing at various times Norwich
, the Combined English Universities
and Norwich South
. 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.
Strauss was well known for his speeches in which he complained about the improper usages of the English language, especially in the United States as can be seen in this Time Magazine article from 1957.