Born in England, he was the eldest son of James Dundas, and resided in Dundas Castle. Dundas purchased a Second Lieutenantcy in the Rifle Brigade in 1839, serving in various places such as Bermuda and Nova Scotia. He was promoted First Lieutenant without purchase in 1842.
On 8 June 1859, Dundas was appointed Governor of Prince Edward Island, a position he kept until 22 October 1868. In 1875, Dundas was appointed Lieutenant Governor of Saint Vincent in the Caribbean. In 1879, he was created a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George.
Governor Dundas died at Saint Vincent in 1880.
- Oliver & Boyd's new Edinburgh almanac and national repository for the year 1850. Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1850
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by George Dundas
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|Member of Parliament for Linlithgowshire
1847 – 1859
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|Lieutenant Governor of Saint Vincent
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