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About Admiral Francis Egerton

Admiral Francis Egerton

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Admiral Francis Egerton (15 September 1824 – 15 December 1895), known as Francis Leveson-Gower until 1833, was a British naval commander and politician.

Egerton was the second son of Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere, younger son of George Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland. His mother was Harriet Catherine, daughter of Charles Greville. He served in the Royal Navy and achieved the rank of Admiral. He also sat as Member of Parliament for Derbyshire East from 1868 to 1885 and for Derbyshire North-East from 1885 to 1886.

Egerton married Lady Louisa Caroline, daughter of William Cavendish, 7th Duke of Devonshire, and sister of Spencer Cavendish, 8th Duke of Devonshire, in 1865. They had two sons and three daughters. He died in Chertsey, Surrey in December 1895, aged 71. His wife survived him by twelve years and died in September 1907.


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Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed] Lundy, Darryl. "FAQ". The Peerage.[unreliable source]

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Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Francis Egerton Parliament of the United Kingdom New constituency Member of Parliament for Derbyshire East 1868–1885 With: Henry Strutt 1868–1874 Francis Arkwright 1874–1880 Alfred Barnes 1880–1885 Constituency abolished New constituency Member of Parliament for Derbyshire North-East 1885–1886

Succeeded by

Thomas Dolling Bolton Honorary titles

Preceded by

The Earl of Lovelace Lord Lieutenant of Surrey 1893–1895 Succeeded by The Viscount Midleton

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Admiral Francis Egerton's Timeline

September 15, 1824
Cowes, Isle Wight, Hampshire, England
March 1, 1868
Age 43
April 15, 1869
Age 44
June 27, 1871
Age 46
October 6, 1874
Age 50
June 17, 1876
Age 51
December 15, 1895
Age 71