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John Albert William Spencer-Churchill (1897 - 1972)

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Lt. Col. John Albert William "10th Duke of Marlborough" Spencer-Churchill
Born in London, Englandmap
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Husband of — married (to ) in London, Englandmap
Husband of — married (to ) [location unknown]
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Died in Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, Englandmap
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Categories: Dukes of Marlborough.

British Aristocracy
John Spencer-Churchill was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.
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Preceded by
Charles Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough
Duke of Marlborough
Succeeded by
John Spencer-Churchill, 11th Duke of Marlborough


John was born September 18, 1897 to Charles Spencer, 9th Duke of Marlborough, and Consuelo Vanderbilt. Prior to his dukedom, he was a lieutenant colonel in the Life Guards. He was Mayor of Woodstock from 1937 to 1942.[1]

John married his first wife, Alexandra Mary Cadogan on February 17, 1920[2] in London, England. They had two sons and three daughters.[1]

John married his second wife, Frances Laura Canfield (nee Charteris) six weeks before his death on January 26, 1972.[1]

The duke was succeeded by his son, John Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford. John and his first wife are buried in the churchyard of St. Martin's Church, Bladon.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Wikipedia
  2. England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

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