William John Robert Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington (10 December 1917 – 9 September 1944) was a British politician and British Army officer. He was the elder son of Edward Cavendish, 10th Duke of Devonshire, and therefore the heir to the dukedom.
William George Spencer Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, KG, PC (21 May 1790 – 18 January 1858), styled Marquess of Hartington until 1811, was a British peer, courtier, nobleman, and Whig politician. Known as the "Bachelor Duke", he was Lord Chamberlain of the Household between 1827 and 1828 and again between 1830 and 1834.
William John Robert Cavendish Marquess of Hartington 1917–1944 Kathleen Agnes Kennedy 1920–1948 Marriage: 6 May 1944 Spouse and Children William John Robert Cavendish Marquess of Hartington 1917–1944 • Male Kathleen Agnes Kennedy 1920–1948 • Female Parents and Siblings Edward William Spencer Cavendish 10th Duke of Devonshire 1895–1950 • Male
Major William John Robert “Billy” Cavendish. IV.B.13. Casualty of WWII, William served as The Marquis of Hartington [Lord Hartington]in the 5th Bn. Coldstream Guards, Guards Armoured Division.Service No:90720. He was killed in action by a sniper in Belgium while his company was trying to capture the town of Heppen, which was being held by ...
William John Robert Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington (* 10. Dezember 1917; † 10. September 1944 in Belgien) war ein britischer Aristokrat, der als Ehemann von John F. Kennedys Schwester Kathleen besondere Bekanntheit erlangte. Leben Er war der älteste Sohn von Edward Cavendish, 10. Duke of Devonshire, und Mary Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire.
- Cavendish, William John Robert, Marquess of Hartington; Hartington, William Cavendish, Marquess of
- britischer Adeliger und Ehemann von Kathleen Kennedy
- 10. Dezember 1917
- Cavendish, William, Marquess of Hartington
In 1857, Cavendish was elected for North Lancashire as a Liberal and supporter of Palmerston. In January 1858, his father became seventh Duke of Devonshire and he became Marquess of Hartington. After the 1859 general election, Palmerston displaced Lord Derby’s government, using Hartington to move the motion of no confidence carried on 10 June.