Duke of Argyll, Marquess of Lorne

August 6, 1845, West­min­ster, Middlesex, England.

May 2, 1914, East Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Kil­mun Parish Church, Scot­land.


John Campbell was the Ninth Duke of Ar­gyll, and Mar­quess of Lorne. He attended Eton, St. An­drews and Trinity College, Cam­bridge. In 1871, he married Princess Lou­ise Car­o­line Al­ber­ta, daughter of Queen Vic­tor­ia of Britain.

A man of many talents, Campbell served as Member of Parliament, Governor General of Can­a­da, and Governor and Constable of Wind­sor Castle. In 1882, he founded the Royal Society of Canada to promote the arts and sciences. His works include:

  1. Unto the Hills Around Do I Lift Up