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David George Ian Alexander Gordon

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Son of Dudley Gordon, 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair and Cecile Elizabeth Gordon
Husband of Beatrice Mary June Boissier
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Brother of <private> Gordon; Michael James Andrew Gordon; Archibald, 5th Marquess of Aberdeen & Temair and Alastair Ninian John Gordon, 6th Marquess of Aberdeen & Temair

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About David George Ian Alexander, 4th Marquess of Aberdeen & Temair, CBE

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Major David George Ian Alexander Gordon, 4th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, CBE, K.StJ (21 January 1908 – 13 September 1974) was a British peer, soldier, and the son of Dudley Gordon, 3rd Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair.

Life

Gordon attended Harrow School and graduated from Balliol College, Oxford, in 1930 with a Bachelor of Arts, then with a Masters in 1968.

He gained the rank of Major in the service of the 5th/7th Battalion of the Gordon Highlanders and fought in the Second World War.

He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire in 1949, Vice-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire from 1959 to 1974, and Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire in 1973.

He was a County Councillor for Aberdeenshire in 1950 and Justice of the Peace for Aberdeenshire in 1955.

He was admitted to Royal Company of Archers in 1955 and invested as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1963. He was invested as a Knight of the Order of St John in 1964 and was a director of Northern Area Clydesdale Bank in 1968.

Family

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He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, England.

He graduated from Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1930 with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.).

He gained the rank of Major in the service of the 5th/7th Battalion, Gordon Highlanders.

He fought in the Second World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.

He adopted Mary Katherine Gordon.

He adopted Sarah Caroline Gordon.

He adopted Andrew David Gordon.

He adopted James Drummond Gordon

He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of Aberdeenshire in 1949.

He held the office of County Councillor for Aberdeenshire in 1950.

He was admitted to Royal Company of Archers in 1955.

He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Aberdeenshire in 1955.

He held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire between 1959 and 1974.

He was invested as a Commander, Order of the British Empire (C.B.E.) in 1963.

He was invested as a Knight, Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (K.St.J.) in 1964.

He was styled as Earl of Haddo between 1965 and 1972.

He was a director of Northern Area Clydesdale Bank in 1968.

He graduated from Balliol College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1968 with a Master of Arts (M.A.).

He succeeded to the title of 10th Viscount of Formartine [S., 1682] on 16 April 1972.

He succeeded to the title of 10th Earl of Aberdeen [S., 1682] on 16 April 1972.

He succeeded to the title of 10th Lord Haddo, Methlick, Tarves and Kellie [S., 1682] on 16 April 1972.

He succeeded to the title of 7th Viscount Gordon of Aberdeen, co. Aberdeen [U.K., 1814] on 16 April 1972.

He succeeded to the title of 4th Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, of the counties of Aberdeen, Meath and Argyll [U.K., 1916] on 16 April 1972.

He succeeded to the title of 4th Earl of Haddo, co. Aberdeen [U.K., 1916] on 16 April 1972.

He succeeded to the title of 12th Baronet Gordon, of Haddo, co. Aberdeen [S., 1642] on 16 April 1972.

He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire in 1973.

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David George Ian Alexander, 4th Marquess of Aberdeen & Temair, CBE's Timeline

1908
January 21, 1908