Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville

Born:May 11 1815 In:  Great Stanhope Street, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Died:Mar 31 1891 (at age 75)In:  London, Middlesex, England
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Castila Rosalind Campbell
His wife
Lady Victoria Alberta Leveson-Gower
His daughter
William Leveson-Gower
His son
Marie Louise Pelline von Dalberg, Lady Acton
His wife
Victoria Alberta Russell Leveson Gower
His daughter
Sophia Castalia Mary Leveson-Gower
His daughter
Lord Granville George Leveson-Gower 3rd Earl Granville
His son
Lady Susan Katherine Leveson-Gower
His daughter
Sophia Castalia Mary Morrison Leveson-Gower
His daughter
Marie Louise Pelline de Dalberg
His wife
Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville
His father
Harriet (Hary-O) Elizabeth Cavendish
His mother
George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower - 2nd Duke of Sutherland
Half brother
Lady Charlotte Sophia Sutherland-Leveson-Gower
Half sister
Lady Elizabeth Mary Leveson-Gower
Half sister
Francis Ellesmere Egerton Leveson-Gower - 1st Earl of Ellesmere - Politician and Poet
Half brother
Harriet Emma Arundel Stewart Leveson-Gower
Half sister
George Arundel Stewart Leveson-Gower
Half brother
Georgiana Charlotte Leveson-Gower
His sister
Susan Georgiana Leveson-Gower
His sister
Georgia Leveson-Gower
His sister
Edward Frederick Leveson-Gower
His brother
Lady Charlotte Sophia Sutherland-Leveson-Gower
Half sister
Lady Elizabeth Mary Leveson-Gower
Half sister
George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower - 2nd Duke of Sutherland
Half brother
Francis Ellesmere Egerton Leveson-Gower - 1st Earl of Ellesmere - Politician and Poet
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Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville was born on 11 May 1815.2 He was the son of Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Earl Granville and Lady Harriet Elizabeth Cavendish.1 He married, firstly, Marie Louise Pelina von Dalberg, daughter of Emmerich Josef Wolfgang Heribert Herzog von Dalberg and Pelina Brignole-Sale, on 25 July 1840.3 He married, secondly, Castila Rosalind Campbell, daughter of Walter Frederick Campbell of Islay and Eleanor Charteris, on 26 September 1865.2 He died on 31 March 1891 at age 75.

Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England.2 He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England.2 He was Attaché to Paris between 1835 and 1836.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Morpeth between 1837 and 1840.2 He held the office of Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs between 1840 and 1841.2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Lichfield between 1841 and 1846.2 He held the office of Commissioner of Railways in 1846.2 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1846.2 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Leveson of Stone, co. Stafford [U.K., 1814] on 8 January 1846.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Granville of Stone Park, co. Stafford [U.K., 1814] on 8 January 1846.1 He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl Granville [U.K., 1833] on 8 January 1846.1 He held the office of Paymaster-General between 1848 and 1851.2 He held the office of Vice-President of the Board of Trade between 1848 and 1851.2 He held the office of Foreign Secretary between December 1851 and February 1852.2 He held the office of Lord President of the Council between 1852 and 1854.2 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) in 1853.2 He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster between 1854 and 1855.2 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.).2 He held the office of Lord President of the Council between 1855 and 1858.2 He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1857.2 He held the office of Lord President of the Council between 1859 and 1866.2 He held the office of Chancellor of London University between 1859 and 1891.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (LL.D.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1863.2 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1864.2 He held the office of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports between 1865 and 1891.2 He held the office of Constable of Dover Castle between 1865 and 1891.2 He held the office of Colonial Secretary between 1868 and 1870.2 He held the office of Foreign Secretary between 1870 and 1874.2 He held the office of Elder Brother of Trinity House between 1870 and 1891.2 He held the office of Foreign Secretary between 1880 and 1885.2 He held the office of Colonial Secretary between February 1886 and July 1886.2 He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment.2

Children of Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville and Castila Rosalind Campbell

1.Lady Victoria Alberta Leveson-Gower+4 b. 14 Apr 1867, d. 11 Feb 1953

2.Lady Sophia Castelia Mary Leveson-Gower+2 b. 25 Feb 1870, d. 22 Mar 1934

3.Granville George Leveson-Gower, 3rd Earl Granville2 b. 4 Mar 1872, d. 21 Jul 1939

4.Lady Susan Katherine Leveson-Gower2 b. 21 Aug 1876, d. 7 May 1878

5.Vice-Admiral William Spencer Leveson-Gower, 4th Earl Granville+2 b. 11 Jul 1880, d. 25 Jun 1953

Sir Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl Granville was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England. He was educated at Christ Church College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. He was Attaché to Paris between 1835 and 1836. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Morpeth between 1837 and 1840. He held the office of Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs between 1840 and 1841. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Lichfield between 1841 and 1846. He held the office of Commissioner of Railways in 1846. He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1846. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baron Leveson of Stone, co. Stafford [U.K., 1814] on 8 January 1846. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Viscount Granville of Stone Park, co. Stafford [U.K., 1814] on 8 January 1846. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl Granville [U.K., 1833] on 8 January 1846. He held the office of Paymaster-General between 1848 and 1851. He held the office of Vice-President of the Board of Trade between 1848 and 1851. He held the office of Foreign Secretary between December 1851 and February 1852. He held the office of Lord President of the Council between 1852 and 1854. He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.) in 1853 He held the office of Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster between 1854 and 1855. He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.). He held the office of Lord President of the Council between 1855 and 1858. He was invested as a Knight, Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1857. He held the office of Lord President of the Council between 1859 and 1866. He held the office of Chancellor of London University between 1859 and 1891. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (LL.D.) by Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1863. He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.) by Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, in 1864. He held the office of Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports between 1865 and 1891. He held the office of Constable of Dover Castle between 1865 and 1891. He held the office of Colonial Secretary between 1868 and 1870. He held the office of Foreign Secretary between 1870 and 1874. He held the office of Elder Brother of Trinity House between 1870 and 1891. He held the office of Foreign Secretary between 1880 and 1885. He held the office of Colonial Secretary between February 1886 and July 1886. He gained the rank of Honorary Colonel in the service of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment.
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