Stephen Cornwallis

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Major-General Stephen Cornwallis (23 December 1703 – 12 May 1743) was a British Army officer who served as Member of Parliament for Eye from 1727 to his death.

He was the third son of Charles Cornwallis, 4th Baron Cornwallis; his elder brothers were Charles Cornwallis, 1st Earl Cornwallis and James Cornwallis and his younger brothers were John Cornwallis, Edward Cornwallis and Frederick Cornwallis.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Edward Hopkins
Hon. James Cornwallis
Member of Parliament for Eye
1727–1743
With: John Cornwallis
Succeeded by
Hon. John Cornwallis
Hon. Edward Cornwallis
Military offices
Preceded by
Robert Hayes
Colonel of Stephen Cornwallis's Regiment of Foot
1732–1738
Succeeded by
Lord James Cavendish
Preceded by
Edward Montagu
Colonel of Stephen Cornwallis's Regiment of Foot
1738–1743
Succeeded by
Robinson Sowle