Leveson

Lord Leveson

Rush ID: 4708

Details

Born:
11 May 1815
Died:
31 March 1891
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Diplomatic service
Election occupation:
Diplomatic service
Parentage:
1st Earl Granville and Harriet Elizabeth Cavendish
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
4708
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q334053
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEVESON, Lord (1815-1891)
  2. LEVESON-GOWER, Granville (1815-1891) **

Alternative names

  1. Granville (Granville George) Leveson-Gower (family name)

    1815 - 1891

    family name; used title Lord Leveson after father's elevation as Earl Granville in 1833

Peerages

  1. 2nd Earl Granville

    Hereditary

    1846

Constituencies

  1. Lichfield

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1841*
    Date of election: 15 September 1841
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1846*
    Date of exit: 8 January 1846
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Morpeth

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1837*
    Date of election: 8 February 1837
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1840*
    Date of exit: c. 1840*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Exit before 22 February 1840.

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary

    Foreign Office

  2. Lord President of the Council 1852-1858

  3. Lord President of the Council 1859-1866

  4. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1868-1870;1886

  5. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1870-1874

  6. Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs 1880-1885

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Acton, Marie Louise

    Year: 1840

Relationships

  1. Brother of Frederick Leveson-Gower

  2. Grandfather of George Leveson-Gower

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club