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Gower, Sir George Granville Leveson- (1858–1951), autobiographer, politician, and private secretary, was born in London on 19 May 1858, the only child of (Edward) Frederick Leveson-Gower (1819–1907) and his wife, Lady Margaret Mary Frances Elizabeth, née Compton. Granville George Leveson-Gower, second Earl Granville...

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Irving, David Daniel [Dan] (1854–1924), socialist organizer and politician, was born in Birmingham on 31 October 1854, the son of Samuel Irving, a commercial traveller, and his wife, Susannah. He attended Dawson's national school, Birmingham, went to sea at the age of thirteen, and then in 1875 settled in ...

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Lane, George, first Viscount Lanesborough (1620–1683), political administrator and politician, was born on 25 December 1620, the son of Sir Richard Lane, first baronet (d. 1668), of Tulske, co. Roscommon, and his second wife, Mabel, daughter and sole heir of Gerald Fitzgerald...

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Rentoul, Sir Gervais Squire Chittick (1884–1946), founding chairman of the Conservative 1922 committee, was born on 1 August 1884 at Plumstead, Woolwich, London. He was the elder of the two sons of James Alexander Rentoul (1854–1919), a barrister, Unionist MP for East Down...