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George William Campbell, 6th Duke of Argyll
George William Campbell, 6th Duke of Argyll

 

George William Campbell, 6th Duke of Argyll, formerly 3rd Baron Hamilton, GCH PC

Born: 22 Sep 1766

Married: 29 Nov 1810 Lady Caroline Elizabeth Paget (former wife of Henry William [Paget], 1st Marquess of Anglesey;  d. 16 Jun 1835), 3rd dau. of George Bussey [Villiers], 4th Earl of Jersey, by his wife Frances Twisden, only dau. and hrss. of Rt Rev Philip Twisden DD, Bishop of Raphoe

Succeeded by: brother

Died: s.p. 22 Oct 1839

Note: Member of Parliament (Whig) for St Germans 1790-96; suc. his half-brother Douglas Hamilton, 8th Duke of Hamilton 2 Aug 1799 as 3rd Baron Hamilton; Lord Lieutenant of Argyll 1800-39; Grandmaster of Scottish Freemasons 1822-24; Keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland 1827-28 and 1830-39; Lord Steward of the Household 1833-34 and 1835-39; Privy Councillor 1833; GCH 1833.

 

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