Buckingham, Richard Plantagenet Grenville, third Duke of


Buckingham, Richard Plantagenet Grenville, third Duke of
(1823-1889)
   Born in England. Entered Parliament, 1846; lord of the treasury, 1852; and privy councillor, 1866; president of the Council, 1866-1867, and colonial secretary, 1867-1868. Governor of Madras, 1875-1880.
   Index: Md Referred to by Sir John A. Macdonald in connection with Confederation negotiations, 128-129.
   Bib.: Dict. Nat. Biog.

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