Lt. Coln. John Montgomerie

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John Montgomerie

Birthdate: (41)
Birthplace: Beith, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK
Death: July 1, 1731 (37-45)
New York, NY, USA (epileptic seizure)
Immediate Family:

Son of Honourable Francis Montgomerie, of Giffen and Elizabeth Montgomerie
Husband of Lady Mary Montgomerie
Father of Beatrix Montgomerie and John Montgomerie
Brother of Colonel Alexander Montgomerie and Elizabeth Ogilvy

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About Lt. Coln. John Montgomerie

Colonel John Montgomerie (died 1731) was colonial governor of New York and New Jersey from 1728 to 1731.

Montgomerie was born in the parish of Beith in Scotland and served as Member or Parliament for Ayrshire between 1710 and 1722.

Montgomerie was replaced as governor, on an acting basis, by Rip Van Dam from 1731 to 1732 and then officially by William Cosby.

Montgomerie was chosen by King George II of Great Britain for the post.

He died of an epileptic seizure on 1 July 1731.

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Lt. Coln. John Montgomerie's Timeline

Beith, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, UK
Age 16
July 1, 1731
Age 41
New York, NY, USA