John Campbell, MP, of Mramore (c.1660 - 1729) MP

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Birthplace: Mamore, Inverneshire, Scotland
Death: Died
Managed by: Tammy Swingle (Tucker)
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About John Campbell, MP, of Mramore

Family and Education b. c.1660, 2nd s. of Archibald, 8th Earl of Argyll [S], by Lady Mary Stuart, da. of James, 4th Earl of Moray [S]. educ. Glasgow 1676. m. 1692, Elizabeth, da. of John, 8th Lord Elphinstone [S], 7s. 5da.

Offices Held

M.P. [S] Argyllshire 1700-7; surveyor of the King’s works [S], 1705-17.

Biography Uncle of the 2nd and 3rd and father of the 4th Duke of Argyll, Campbell was re-elected in 1715 for Dunbartonshire, which he had represented as a Whig since the Union. After voting for the septennial bill in 1716, he followed Argyll into opposition, losing his place in 1717, but supporting the Government in 1719, when Argyll returned to office. Defeated in 1722 but awarded the seat on petition, he stood down in favour of his son John in 1727. He died 9 Apr. 1729.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754 Author: J. M. Simpson

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Hon. John Campbell of Mamore, MP for Dunbartonshire's Timeline

1660
1660
Mamore, Inverneshire, Scotland
1692
1692
Age 32
Newbottle, Houghton Le Spring, County Durham, England
1693
1693
Age 33
Inveraray, Argyll and Bute, UK
1695
June 2, 1695
Age 35
Mamore,Lismore,Argyllshire,Scotland
1695
Age 35
1710
1710
Age 50
1710
Age 50
1729
April 7, 1729
Age 69
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