John Elliot (1788–1862)

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The Hon. John Edmund Elliot (30 March 1788 – 4 April 1862) was a British Liberal politician.

Background[edit]

Elliot was the third son of Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl of Minto, and Anna Maria, daughter of Sir George Amyand, 1st Baronet.

Political career[edit]

Elliot sat as Member of Parliament for Roxburghshire from 1837 to 1837 and again from 1847 to 1859. He served under Lord John Russell as Joint Secretary to the Board of Control between 1849 and 1852.

Family[edit]

Elliot married Amelia, daughter of James Henry Casamaijor, in 1809. They had several children. He died in April 1862, aged 74. His wife survived him by ten years and died in July 1872.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Lord John Douglas-Montagu-Scott
Member of Parliament for Roxburghshire
1837–1841
Succeeded by
Francis Scott
Preceded by
Francis Scott
Member of Parliament for Roxburghshire
1847–1859
Succeeded by
Sir William Scott, Bt
Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Wyse
James Wilson
Joint Secretary to the Board of Control
1849–1852
With: James Wilson
Succeeded by
Henry Baillie
Charles Lennox Cumming Bruce