John Somerset Pakington
John Somerset Pakington

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John Somerset Pakington 
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20 February 1799 Born (Powick, Worcs.; as John Somerset Russell, son of William Russell and Elizabeth Pakington)
14 August 1822 Married firstly Mary (died 1843), daughter of Moreton Aglionby Slaney
14 March 1831 Assumed the name of Pakington, having inherited the estates of his uncle, Sir John Pakington, eighth baronet
24 July 18373 February 1874M.P. (Conservative) for Droitwich
2 June 1844 Married Augusta Anne (died 1848), daughter of George Murray, bishop of Rochester
13 July 1846 Created Baronet Pakington of Westwood, Worcs
4 June 1851 Married Augusta (died 1892), daughter of Thomas Champion de Crespigny
27 February 185228 December 1852Privy Councellor
27 July 1852 Secretary of State for War and the Colonies in Derby's first ministry (the 'Who?, who? ministry', so-called because the now almost deaf Duke of Wellington called out 'Who?, who?' when each of it's members names were announced in the House of Lords)
8 March 185828 June 1859First Lord of the Admiralty in Derby's second ministry
15 June 1859 G.C.B. (Knight Grand Cross of the Bath)
18611863President of The Royal Statistical Society
13 July 18668 March 1867First Lord of the Admiralty in Derby's third ministry
8 March 18679 December 1868Secretary of State for War in Disraeli's first ministry
6 March 1874 Created 1st Baron Hampton of Hampton Lovett
18751880Chief Civil Service Commissioner (until he dier)
9 April 1880 Died

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