James Martin McCalmont

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Colonel James Martin McCalmont (1847 – 2 February 1913) was a British Army officer and Conservative politician.

McCalmont was the second son of James McCalmont of Abbeylands, Belfast. He was educated at Eton and joined the 8th Hussars. He reached the rank of Colonel and was A.D.C. to The Duke of Marlborough, Viceroy of Ireland.[1]

McCalmont was elected Member of Parliament for Antrim East at the 1885 general election. He held the seat until his death at the age of 66, and was succeeded by his son, Robert McCalmont.[2]


  1. ^ Debretts Guide to the House of Commons 1886
  2. ^ "Brig.-Gen. Sir R. McCalmont". The Times. The Times Digital Archive. 6 November 1953. p. 11. 

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Member of Parliament for Antrim East
Succeeded by
Robert McCalmont