Lord Frederick Spencer Hamilton

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About Lord Frederick Spencer Hamilton



Lord Frederick Spencer Hamilton (13 October 1856 – 11 August 1928) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom, the sixth son of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn and Lady Louisa Jane Russell.

He was Second Secretary of the Diplomatic Service (1877–1884) and Member of Parliament (MP) for Manchester South West (1885–1886) and North Tyrone (1892–1895). Lord Frederick also wrote the books "Here, There and Everywhere", "The Days Before Yesterday" and "Vanished Pomps of Yesterday".

While serving as aide-de-camp to Lord Lansdowne, then Governor-General of Canada, in Ottawa, Lord Frederick was the first person to introduce skiing to Canada.[1]

From 1896 to 1900, he was editor of the Pall Mall Magazine.[2] He never married and died without children.

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Lord Frederick Spencer Hamilton's Timeline

October 13, 1856
Strabane, Tyrone, Ireland
January 14, 1857
England, United Kingdom
August 11, 1928
Age 71
London, Middlesex, England