John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor

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John Frederick Campbell

Also Known As: "20th Thane of Cawdor", "1st Earl", "2nd Baron"
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of John Campbell, 1st Baron Cawdor and Isabella Caroline Campbell
Husband of Elizabeth Campbell
Father of John Campbell, 2nd Earl Cawdor; Georgiana Isabel Balfour (Campbell); Lady Emily Caroline Duncombe; Elizabeth Lucy, Countess of Desart; Mary Louisa Egerton, Countess of Ellesmere and 3 others
Brother of George Pryse Campbell

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About John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor,_1st_Earl_Cawdor

John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor (8 November 1790 – 7 November 1860) was a British earl and MP.

He was born the son of John Campbell, 1st Baron Cawdor and Lady Caroline Howard and educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, graduating BA in 1912. In 1827 he became Viscount Emlyn of Emlyn and Earl Cawdor of Castlemartin in the county of Pembroke.

In June 1812 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

He was MP for Carmarthen from 1813 to 1821 and Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire from 1817 to 1860. He died on his family estate at Stackpole, Pembrokeshire.

He had married Lady Elizabeth Thynne, daughter of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath and the Honourable Isabella Elizabeth Byng, on 5 September 1816. They had seven children:

Lady Georgiana Campbell.

John Frederick Vaughan Campbell, 2nd Earl Cawdor (1817–1898).

Lady Emily Caroline Campbell (c. 1821–1911).

Lady Elizabeth Lucy Campbell (1822–1898).

Lady Mary Louisa Campbell (c. 1825–1916).

Reverend Hon. Archibald George Campbell (1827–1902).

Lieutenant-Colonel Hon. Henry Walter Campbell (1835–1910).

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John Frederick Campbell, 1st Earl Cawdor's Timeline

November 8, 1790
December 9, 1790
June 11, 1817
Age 26
May 1, 1820
Age 29
Grosvenors Square, Middlesex, England
Age 30
January 16, 1822
Age 31
January 7, 1825
Age 34
Stackpole Court, Pembroke, Wales
January 11, 1827
Age 36
March 23, 1835
Age 44