- Edward Marjoribanks, 2nd Baron Tweedmouth
Edward Marjoribanks, 2nd Baron Tweedmouth KT PC (
8 July 1849– 15 September 1909) was a British Liberal Party statesman who served in various capacities in the Liberal governments of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Member of Parliamentfor Berwickshire from 1880 until 1894 when he succeeded as Baron Tweedmouth. He was Comptroller of the Householdin 1886, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasuryfrom 1892 to 1894. As Baron Tweedmouth, he was Lord Privy Sealand Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancasterfrom 1894 to 1895, First Lord of the Admiraltyfrom 1905 to 1908, and Lord President of the Councilfrom April until October 1908.
He married Fanny Spencer-Churchill in 1873, daughter of
John Winston Spencer-Churchill, 7th Duke of Marlboroughand aunt of Sir Winston Churchill.
He was appointed a Privy Counsellor in 1886 and a Knight of the Thistle in 1908.
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