Arthur Gore, 6th Earl of Arran

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Arthur Jocelyn Charles Gore, 6th Earl of Arran, KP, PC (14 September 1868 – 19 December 1958), known as Viscount Sudley from 1884 to 1901, was an Anglo-Irish peer and soldier.

Biography[edit]

Arran was the only son of Arthur Saunders Gore, 5th Earl of Arran, and Lady Edith Elizabeth Henrietta Jocelyn.

He fought with the Royal Horse Guards in the Second Boer War 1899-1900, and was promoted a brevet Major in November 1900.[1] He later fought in the First World War and achieved the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

He was a Justice of the Peace for Hertfordshire, County Louth and County Mayo, a Deputy Lieutenant of County Mayo and Essex and served as Lord Lieutenant of County Donegal from 1917 to 1920. He was made a Knight of the Order of St Patrick in 1909 and admitted to the Irish Privy Council in 1917.

Lord Arran married, firstly, Maud Jacqueline Marie Beauclerk van Kattendyke, daughter of Huyssen van Kattendyke, 3rd Baron van Kattendyke, in 1902. After her death in 1927 he married, secondly, Lilian Constance Quick, daughter of Joseph Quick, in 1929. Lord Arran died in December 1958, aged 90, and was succeeded in his titles by his eldest son Arthur. Lady Arran died in 1961.

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  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 27359. p. 6304. 27 September 1901.

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir John Olphert
Lord Lieutenant of County Donegal
1917–1920
Succeeded by
Sir Emerson Crawford Herdman
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Arthur Saunders Gore
Earl of Arran
1901–1958
Succeeded by
Arthur Paul John Charles Gore