Hon James Oswald MP

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James Oswald

Birthdate: (53)
Death: March 24, 1769 (53)
Hammersmith, Middlesex, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of James Oswald; James Oswald; Anne Oswald and Anna Durie
Husband of Elizabeth Townsend and Elizabeth Townsend
Father of James Townsend Oswald
Brother of John (Bishop) Oswald; Thomas (Col) Oswald; Henry (Capt) Oswald; John Oswald; Matthew Oswald and 3 others

Occupation: Member of Parliament
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About Hon James Oswald MP

James Oswald (1715-69) of Dunnikier, Fife; educ. Edinburgh, Lincoln's Inn, and Leyden; advocate 1738; M.P. 1741-68; Commissioner of the Navy 1745-7; Lord of Trade 1751-9; Lord of Treasury 1759-63; Privy Councillor 1763; Joint Vice-Treasurer of Ireland 1763-7.A fellow-townsman of Smith's, Oswald was an early and intimate friend of Smith, Henry Home, and David Hume.


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Hon James Oswald MP's Timeline

June 12, 1715
February 23, 1748
Age 32
March 24, 1769
Age 53
Middlesex, United Kingdom
April 1, 1769
Age 53
London, England