James Alexander, 1st Earl of Caledon

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James Alexander, 1st Earl of Caledon

Also Known As: "James Alexander", "1st Earl of Caledon"
Birthdate: (72)
Death: March 22, 1802 (72)
Rutland Square, Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Alexander, I and Elizabeth Mcclintock
Husband of Anne Alexander, Countess of Caledon
Father of Du Pré Alexander, 2nd Earl of Caledon and Mabella Blayney
Brother of Rebecca du Pré; Robert Alexander; John Alexander; Ann Alexander; Jane Alexander and 4 others

Occupation: 1st Earl of Caledon
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About James Alexander, 1st Earl of Caledon

James Alexander, 1st Earl of Caledon (1730 – 22 March 1802) was an Irish landlord, merchant, politician and peer of the realm. The second son of Alderman Nathaniel Alexander of Derry, he was the effective founder of the Caledon family, and certainly the founder of its fortune.

He entered the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Caledon, of Caledon, in the County of Tyrone on 6 June 1790 and was subsequently created Viscount Caledon on 23 November 1797 and finally Earl of Caledon on 29 December 1800, on the day that 18 Irish peerages were conferred on persons who already possessed a peerage of that kingdom.



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James Alexander, 1st Earl of Caledon's Timeline

August 7, 1775
Age 45
December 14, 1777
Age 47
March 22, 1802
Age 72
Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland