Lord Arthur Russell
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Lord Arthur John Edward Russell (14 June 1825 - 4 April 1892) was a British politician.
He was the second son of Major-General Lord George William Russell and Elizabeth Anne Rawdon, daughter of the Hon. John Theophilus Rawdon, himself second son of the 1st Earl of Moira, as well as younger brother to the 9th Duke of Bedford and the 1st Baron Ampthill. Russell served as Private Secretary to his uncle, the Liberal Prime Minister Lord John Russell. Between 1857 and 1885, he sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Tavistock.
On 25 September 1865, Russell married Laura de Peyronnet, daughter of Paul Louis Jules, vicomte de Peyronnet. They had six children, the diplomat Claud Russell, three other sons and two daughters. Russell died on 4 April 1892, and was buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.
- "thePeerage". http://www.thepeerage.com/p8377.htm#i83770. Retrieved 9 March 2009.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Lord Arthur Russell
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Sir John Salusbury-Trelawny, 9th Bt
|Member of Parliament for Tavistock|
1857 – 1885
With: George Byng 1857-1868
Joseph d'Aguilar Samuda 1865–1868
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