Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameCol Hon George Lionel DAWSON-DAMER , 11910
Birth1788
Death1856
FatherJohn DAWSON 1st Earl of Portarlington , 11911 (1744-1789)
MotherLady Caroline STUART , 11913 (1750-1831)
Spouses
Birth1798
Death1848
FatherHugh SEYMOUR , 11922 (1759-1801)
MotherAnne H WALDEGRAVE , 11923 (1760-)
Marriage1825
ChildrenConstance Wilhelmina Frances , 5370 (1837-1925)
 Lionel Seymour William , 11912 (1832-1892)
 Cecilia Blanche Horatia , 12461 (1828-1922)
 Alice Henrietta , 12462
 Evelyn Mary Stuart , 12463 (1836-1899)
Notes for Col Hon George Lionel DAWSON-DAMER
Colonel the Hon. George Lionel Dawson-Damer (28 October 1788 – 14 April 1856) was a British Conservative Party politician.

Background

Dawson-Damer was a younger son of John Dawson, 1st Earl of Portarlington, and Lady Caroline, daughter of Prime Minister John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. He assumed the additional name of Damer by royal sign-manual in 1829 on succeeding to a portion of the estates of his aunt, Lady Caroline Damer.

Political career

He saw service in the 1st Dragoon Guards in Flanders and at the battle of Waterloo, for which he was made C.B.
Dawson-Damer was returned to Parliament for Portarlington in 1835, a seat he held until 1847, and served under Sir Robert Peel as Comptroller of the Household from 1841 to 1846. Between 1847 and 1852 he represented Dorchester in the House of Commons.

Family

Dawson-Damer married Mary Georgiana Emma, daughter of Lord Hugh Seymour, in 1825. They had one son and five daughters. Mady died in October 1848. Dawson-Damer survived her by eight years and died in April 1856, aged 67. His only son Lionel succeeded in the earldom of Portarlington in 1889.
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