James Hamilton (1811 - 1885):
First Duke of Abercorn and politician
James Hamilton succeeded his grandfather as 2nd Marquis of Abercorn in 1818, thereby inheriting the estates in Counties Tyrone and Donegal. He was groom of the stole to Prince Albert from 1846 to 1859. From 1866 to 1868 and from 1874 to 1876, he was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. In 1868 he was created a duke by Disraeli.
||21 January 1811
||31 October 1885