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The Marquess of Ormonde
|Born||24 August 1808|
|Died||25 September 1854|
|Spouse(s)||Frances Jane Paget|
John Butler, 2nd Marquess of Ormonde, KP (24 August 1808 – 25 September 1854) was an Irish politician and peer.
He was the son of James Butler, 1st Marquess of Ormonde and Grace Louisa Staples. He married Frances Jane Paget, daughter of General Hon. Sir Edward Paget, GCB and Lady Harriet Legge, on 19 September 1843.
He held the office of a Lord-in-waiting between 1841 and 1852 and between 1853 and 1854 He was invested as a Knight, Order of St Patrick (K.P.) in 1845. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for County Kilkenny in 1830, and held the seat until 1832.
He was the author of An Autumn in Sicily, Dublin: Hodges and Smith, 1850.
The Marquess and Marchioness had four sons and two daughters:
He was succeeded by his eldest son. His grave can be found in St Canice's Cathedral in Kilkenny.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for County Kilkenny
1830 – 1832
With: Viscount Duncannon
William Francis Finn
The Earl of Morton
|Peerage of Ireland|
James Wandesford Butler
| Marquess of Ormonde
James Arthur Butler
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