George Makgill, 13th Viscount of Oxfuird

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George Hubbard Makgill, 13th Viscount of Oxfuird CBE (7 January 1934 – 3 January 2003) was a Scottish peer and Chief of the Makgill family. He inherited his titles from his uncle.

Oxfuird was a deputy speaker and deputy chair of committees in the House of Lords. He was one of the 92 hereditary peers who were elected in 1999 to continue as members of the Lords when most of the hereditary peers lost their seats.

Family[edit]

Lord Oxfuird married twice. His first wife, Alison Jensen, bore him four sons (including a set of twins), one of whom died two days after birth:

  • Richard Mackgill (born and died 1967)
  • Ian Alexander Arthur Makgill, 14th Viscount of Oxfuird (b. 1969)
  • Hon. Robert Edward George Makgill (b. 1969)
  • Hon. Hamish Max Alastair Makgill (b. 1972)

Makgill and his second wife, Venetia Steward, had one son:

  • Hon. Edward Anthony Donald Makgill (b. 1983)

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Position created
Elected hereditary peer
1999-2003
Succeeded by
The Viscount Ullswater
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Makgill
Viscount of Oxfuird
1986 - 2003
Succeeded by
Ian Makgill