Archibald Kennedy, 7th Marquess of Ailsa

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Archibald David Kennedy, 7th Marquess of Ailsa, OBE, DL (3 December 1925 – 7 April 1994) was a Scottish peer, the son of Angus Kennedy, 6th Marquess of Ailsa.

In early life, as David Kennedy, he worked as a steam locomotive fireman and, as Marquess, ran the Isle of Man Railway as lessee for the 1967–1971 seasons.[1]

He married Mary Burn (d. 17 August 2007, Edinburgh) on 7 April 1954 and they had three children:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hendry, Robert (1998). A Century of Manx Transport in Colour. Douglas: Manx Experience. ISBN 1-873120-38-9. 

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Angus Kennedy
Marquess of Ailsa
1957–1994
Succeeded by
Archibald Kennedy
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Angus Kennedy
Earl of Cassilis
1957–1994
Succeeded by
Archibald Kennedy