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John Henry Campbell (1723 - 1806)

John Henry "Duke of Argyll" Campbell
Born in Argyleshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 3 Feb 1759 in London, Middlesex, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 82 in Inverary Castle, Argyleshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Nov 2008
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Preceded by
John Campbell
5th Duke of Argyll
Succeeded by
George William Campbell


John Campbell is a member of Clan Campbell.

John was born in 1723. He is the son of John Campbell and Mary Kerr. He passed away in 1806.[1]

In the military he rose to the rank of Field Marshall. He was also a Member of Parliament (1744-1761)

This website from "The Statistical Accounts of Scotland 1791-1845" references many philanthropic deeds by the Duke of Argyll in Campellton, Kintyre, Scotland that occurred prior to 1792:


  • Source: Cokayne, G.E.; Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors. The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed.. 13 volumes in 14. 1910-1959. Reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000
  • Source: Hammond, Peter W., editor. The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda. Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998
  • Source: Cokayne, George Edward, editor. The Complete Baronetage. 5 volumes. no date (c. 1900). Reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983.
  • Source: Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes. Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999
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  1. John Campbell on Find A Grave: Memorial #98073073 retrieved 23 sep 2016
  2. Wikidata: Item Q338100 help.gif

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