Thom's Irish Who's Who/Hamilton, Rt. Hon. Lord George Francis


HAMILTON, Rt. Hon. Lord George Francis, P.C; G.C.S.I. (1903); D.C.L.; D.L. and J.P. for Middlesex and Westminster: entered Rifle Brigade. 1864, transferred to Coldstream Guards, 1868; retired 1869; Under-Secretary of State for India (1874-78); Vice-President of Council on Education, and 4th Charity Commissioner, 1878-80; First Lord of the Admiralty, 1885-6, and 1886-92; Chairman, London School Board, 1894-5; Secretary of State for India, 1895-1903; Chairman of Royal Commission upon Poor Laws, Ac, 1905-9; Chairman, Harrow School Governors; Captain, Deal Castle, 1899; M.P. for Middlesex, 1868-1906; Chairman, Mesopotamia Commission, 1916-17: third son of the 1st Duke of Abercorn, K.G.; b. 1845; m. 28th Nov., 1871, Lady. Maude Caroline Lascelles, youngest dau. of the 3rd Earl of Harewood, and has issue three sons. Res.: 17 Montagu Street, W.; The Castle, Deal. Carlton, St. Stephen's, and Athenaeum Clubs, London, S.W.