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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Seafield, Earl of

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Seafield, Earl of (James Grant Ogilvie), Viscount Reidhaven and Baron Ogilvy of Deskford and Cullen in Scotland, Baron Strathspey of Strathspey in the counties of Inverness and Moray in the United Kingdom, and a baronet; is the eldest son of Francis William, 10th earl, and Ann Trevor Corry, daughter of Major George Evans, and was born in Oamaru, N.Z., on April 18th, 1876. He succeeded his father in 1888.