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John Winston Spencer Churchill
Birth: Jun. 2, 1822
Breckland Borough
Norfolk, England
Death: Jul. 4, 1883
City of Westminster
Greater London, England

British Aristocracy. 7th Duke of Marlborough. Born in Garboldisham Hall, Garboldisham, Norfolk, the son of George Spencer-Churchill, 6th Duke of Marlborough and Lady Jane Stewart. He was educated at Eton and Oxford before serving as a member of parliament for Woodstock from 1840 to 1845 and again from 1847 to 1857 when he succeeded to the Dukedom. He served as Lord President of the Council in Lord Derby's 1867 government, and then in Benjamin Disraeli's 1868 government. He served as Lord Lieutenant of Ireland from 1876 to 1880 and as a Privy Councilor, and was created a Knight of the Garter. He married Lady Frances Anne Emily Vane and the couple had eleven children. Their third son and fifth child, Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, became a prominent Conservative politician in his own right and was also the father of Sir Winston Churchill. (bio by: Iola) 
Family links: 
  George Spencer-Churchill (1793 - 1857)
  Jane Stewart Spencer-Churchill (1798 - 1844)
  Frances Anne Emily Vane Spencer-Churchill (1822 - 1899)*
  George Charles Spencer-Churchill (1844 - 1892)*
  Cornelia Henrietta Maria Spencer-Churchill Guest (1847 - 1927)*
  Randolph Spencer Churchill (1849 - 1895)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Angina pectoris
Blenheim Palace
West Oxfordshire District
Oxfordshire, England
Plot: Chapel
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Originally Created by: David Conway
Record added: Oct 24, 2001
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John Winston Spencer Churchill
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- Carl
 Added: Nov. 28, 2016
Father of Sir Winston! What an honor that was. RIP.
- JoAnne Long
 Added: Jul. 10, 2016

- Bunny
 Added: Jul. 5, 2016
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