David Bowes-Lyon
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David Bowes-Lyon

Earl + Prince + Second
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Born May 2, 1902
Died Sep 13, 1961

Sir David Bowes-Lyon KCVO was the sixth son of Claude Bowes-Lyon, 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and Cecilia Nina Cavendish-Bentinck. His sister Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon married Prince Albert, the second son of King George V, in 1923 and became Queen Consort on the abdication of her husbands brother King Edward VIII in 1936. On 6 February 1929, he married Rachel Pauline Clay (d. 21 January 1996) and they had two children: Davina Katherine Bowes-Lyon (b.… Read More

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David Bowes-Lyon
David Bowes-Lyon
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CHILDHOOD

1902 Birth Born in 1902.

TWENTIES

1923 21 Years Old His sister Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon married Prince Albert, the second son of King George V, in 1923 and became Queen Consort on the abdication of her husbands brother King Edward VIII in 1936.
1929 27 Years Old On 6 February 1929, he married Rachel Pauline Clay (d. 21 January 1996) and they had two children:

FORTIES

1950 48 Years Old During World War II, David was a member of the secret propaganda department Political Warfare Executive. He was High Sheriff of Hertfordshire in 1950 and Lord Lieutenant of Hertfordshire from 1952 until his death.

FIFTIES

1953 51 Years Old Also, he became President of the Royal Horticultural Society in 1953.
1960 58 Years Old In 1960, he commanded the third World Orchid Conference. … Read More
1961 59 Years Old Died in 1961.
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