LEVESON GOWER, Hon. Baptist (?1703-82).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1727 - 1761

Family and Education

b. ?1703, 4th s. of John, 1st Baron Gower, by Lady Catherine Manners, da. of John, 1st Duke of Rutland; bro. of Hon. William Leveson Gower.  educ. Westminster May 1717, aged 13; St. John’s, Camb. 22 Apr. 1720, aged 16. unm.

Offices Held

Ld. of Trade 1745-9.


Baptist Leveson Gower was classed in Dupplin’s list of 1754 as a member of the Bedford group, then in opposition. He did not stand in 1761.

He died 4 Aug. 1782.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke