John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde

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John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde, KP (24 August 1808 – 25 September 1854) was an Irish politician and peer.

He was the son of James Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde and Grace Louisa Staples. He married Frances Jane Paget, daughter of General Hon. Sir Edward Paget, GCB and Lady Harriet Legge, on 19 September 1843.

The Marquess and Marchioness had four sons and two daughters:

He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for County Kilkenny in 1830, and held the seat until 1832. He was the author of Autumn in Sicily, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1850.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Viscount Duncannon
Charles Clarke
Member of Parliament for County Kilkenny
18301832
With: Viscount Duncannon
Succeeded by
Pierce Butler
William Francis Finn
Political offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Morton
Lord-in-Waiting
1853–1854
Succeeded by
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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James Wandesford Butler
Marquess of Ormonde
1838–1854
Succeeded by
James Arthur Butler