John Campbell of Mamore

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The Hon. John Campbell (c. 1660 – 9 April 1729) was a Scottish politician.

He was the second son of Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll.[1]

He was Commissioner for Argyllshire in the Parliament of Scotland from 1700 to 1707 and surveyor of the King’s works in Scotland from 1705 to 1717. Following the Union of Scotland and England he sat in the Parliament of Great Britain as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Dunbartonshire from 18 June 1708 – 25 April 1722 and 23 January 1725 – 28 September 1727.

Family

He married Elizabeth, the daughter of John, 8th Lord Elphinstone and had issue:

References

  • "CAMPBELL, Hon. John (c.1660-1729), of Mamore, Dunbarton.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  1. ^ Donald C. V. Campbell, "Campbell, Duke of Argyll" in Sir James Balfour Paul ed., The Scots Peerage, volume I (Edinburgh, 1904) p. 381.
Parliament of Scotland
Preceded by
Sir Duncan Campbell
Sir John Campbell
Sir Colin Campbell
Shire Commissioner for Argyll
1700–1707
With: Sir John Campbell 1700–1702
Sir Colin Campbell 1700–1702
Sir James Campbell 1702–1707
Sir James Campbell 1702–1707
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of Scotland
Member of Parliament for Scotland
1707–1708
With: 44 others
Succeeded by
Sir James Campbell
(as MP for Argyllshire)
New constituency Member of Parliament for Dunbartonshire
17081722
Succeeded by
Mungo Haldane
Preceded by
Mungo Haldane
Member of Parliament for Dunbartonshire
1725–1727
Succeeded by
John Campbell


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