The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Hamilton, Right Honorable Lord George Francis

Hamilton, Right Honorable Lord George Francis, C.S., D.S.L., LL.D. (Glasgow), K.C.S.I. (1903) Captain, Deal Castle; 3rd s. of 1st Duke of Abersom; b 1845; educ; at Harrow; m. Maud y.d. of 3rd Earl of Harewood, 1881; represented the counties of Middlesex and Ealing (c) in the House of Commons, 1808-85, and 1885-1900 respectively; Under Secretary of State for India, 1884-88; Vice President, India Council, 1888-80; First Lord of the Admiralty, 1885-1892; Chairman, London School Board, 1894-95; Secretary of State for India, 1895-1903; Chairman, Royal Commission upon Poor Law and Unemployment, 1905-9; was Chairman of the Governors of Harrow School; Provincial Grand Master, Middlesex since 1892; Captain of Deal Castle since 1899. Recreations: Cycling, golf, and shooting. Address: 11, Montague street, Portman square; Deal Castle. Clubs: Carlton, Sthenaeum,