Archibald Acheson, 5th Earl of Gosford
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The son of Archibald Acheson, 4th Earl of Gosford, he succeeded to the earldom upon the death of his father in 1922.
In 1927, Lord Acheson left his first wife and went to New York City, where he married Beatrice Claflin, set up a wine shop in Manhattan, and joined the New York City Police Department.
He married Mildred Carter, daughter of American diplomat John Ridgeley Carter and Alice Morgan Carter, on 21 June 1910, with whom he had the following children:
- Lady Patricia Acheson (d. 1915)
- Archibald Alexander John Stanley Acheson, 6th Earl of Gosford (1911–1966)
- Patrick Bernard Victor Montagu Acheson (1915–2005)
- Lady Mildred Camilla Nichola Acheson (b. 1917; m. 1st Hans Christoph Freiherr Schenk von Stauffenberg, 1937 2nd Axel Freiherr von dem Bussche-Streithorst, 1950)
- Lady Mary Virginia Shirley Acheson (b. 1919); m. Fernando Corcuera, 1941 in Mexico)
He married Beatrice Claflin on 1 October 1928.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Archibald Acheson, 5th Earl of Gosford
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