John Buller, MP

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About John Buller, MP

EAST LOOE1747 - 26 July 1786Family and Education b. 24 Jan. 1721, 2nd s. of John Francis Buller of Morval and bro. of James Buller. educ. Balliol, Oxf. 1738; M. Temple 1740; I. Temple 1743, called 1747. m. (1) 3 Mar. 1760, Mary (d. 14 Aug. 1767), da. of Sir John St. Aubyn, 3rd Bt., sis. of Sir John St. Aubyn, 4th Bt., 2s.; (2) 4 Nov. 1768, Elizabeth Caroline, da. of John Hunter, 1s. 1da.

Offices Held

Comptroller of the mint 1754-d.; auditor of the duchy of Cornwall ?1772-?84; sec. to the chancellor of the Exchequer 1759-61; ld. of Admiralty 1765-80; ld. of Treasury 1780-82 and 1783-d.

Recorder, East Looe 1754-d.; mayor 1746, 1754, 1772; mayor, West Looe by mandamus, 1763 and 1764.

Biography In 1747 Buller, a lawyer, was returned by his uncle, Edward Trelawny, for East Looe as a government supporter. After Trelawny’s death he managed the Looes for the Administration.

He died 26 July 1786.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754 Author: Eveline Cruickshanks Notes

SOURCE: "BULLER, John (1721-86), of East Looe and Bake, Cornw.", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964

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John Buller, MP's Timeline

January 24, 1721
December 24, 1764
Age 43
Halifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada
October 3, 1773
Age 52
July 26, 1786
Age 65