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Frederick North DL, JP (2 July 1800-29 October 1869), was a British Liberal politician.

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Background and education

A member of the North family headed by the Earl of Guilford, Frederick North was the son of Francis Frederick North, great-grandson of the Hon. Roger North, younger son of Dudley North, 4th Baron North. Roger North's elder brother Francis North, 1st Baron Guilford was the great-grandfather of Prime Minister Lord North. Frederick North's mother was Elizabeth, daughter of Reverend William Whitear. He was educated at Harrow and St John's College, Cambridge.

Political career

North entered Parliament as one of two representatives for Hastings in 1831, a seat he held until 1835 and again between 1854 and 1865 and 1868 and 1869. He was also a Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace for Norfolk.

Family

North married Janet, daughter of Sir John Marjoribanks, 1st Baronet, in 1825. They had several children. Janet died in January 1855. North remained a widower until his death in October 1869, aged 69.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Joseph Planta
Sir Henry Fane
Member of Parliament for Hastings
1831–1837
With: John Ashley Warre 1831–1835
Howard Elphinstone 1835–1837
Succeeded by
Joseph Planta
Robert Hollond
Preceded by
Musgrave Brisco
Patrick Francis Robertson
Member of Parliament for Hastings
1854–1865
With: Patrick Francis Robertson 1854–1859
Lord Harry Vane 1859–1864
Hon. George Waldegrave-Leslie 1864–1865
Succeeded by
Hon. George Waldegrave-Leslie
Patrick Francis Robertson
Preceded by
Hon. George Waldegrave-Leslie
Patrick Francis Robertson
Member of Parliament for Hastings
1868–1869
With: Thomas Brassey
Succeeded by
Thomas Brassey
Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth
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