William Hugh Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 3rd Earl of Minto, KT

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About William Hugh Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 3rd Earl of Minto, KT

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"William Hugh Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 3rd Earl of Minto (19 March 1814 – 17 March 1891), was a British Whig politician. He was the eldest son of the second earl...

...From 1814 until his accession in 1859, he was styled Viscount Melgund...

...He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge...

...He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hythe at a by-election in May 1837,[1] and held the seat until the 1841 general election, when he stood unsuccessfully in Rochester...

...At the 1847 general election, he was returned as MP for Greenock. He held that seat until the 1852 general election, when he contested Glasgow without success.[5] He was returned for Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire at the 1857 general election,[6] but did not stand again in 1859...

...He was made a Knight of the Thistle in 1870."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'William Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 3rd Earl of Minto', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 6 May 2012, 03:17 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound,_3rd_Earl_of_Minto&oldid=490917770> [accessed 16 November 2012]

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