David Trimble was a British politician who was the first First Minister of Northern Ireland from 1998 to 2002, and the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) from 1995 to 2005.
It was in the early 1970s when Trimble became a member of the right-wing, paramilitary-linked Vanguard Unionist Progressive Party.
In the 1973 Assembly election for North Down, he ran for the party but was defeated, finishing last in the field of candidates. Legal consultant to Ulster Workers’ Council during the successful strike against Sunningdale Agreement in 1974, he served a lawyer.
The Vanguard candidate for Belfast South was elected to the Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention in 1975, and he served as the party’s joint deputy leader for a while alongside Glenn Barr of the Ulster Defence Association.
As a result of Craig’s plan to allow voluntary power-sharing with the SDLP, Trimble was one of many who backed him when the party split over Craig’s opposition to sharing power with Irish Nationalists.
David Trimble Ex Wife: Who is David Trimble’s Ex Wife Heather McComb?
Heather McComb was Dave Trimble’s first wife, who is since divorced. McComb was married to a British politician from 1968 to 1976. On October 15, 1944, William David Trimble, a British politician better known as Baron Trimble, was born.
From 1998 to 2002, he served as Northern Ireland’s First Minister as David Trimble, and from 1995 to 2005, he led the Ulster Unionist Party as Dave Trimble.
Heather McComb is a native American who works as an actress. Theresa Trimble was born on March 2, 1977; she was married to David Trimble for the first time.
While still a toddler, McCombs made his acting debut in a television commercial for Publishers Cleaning House. Francis Ford Coppola’s 1989 anthology film New York Stories’ “Life Without Zoe” episode featured her as the titular character.
Heather McComb and David Trimble wed in August 1968 and divorced in 1976. He had no children from his first marriage. During the summer of 1978, Trimble married Daphne Elizabeth, a fellow student. They have four children: Richard, Victoria, Nicholas, and Sarah, as well as two sons and two daughters.