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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

The 3rd (and last) Viscount Churchill, OBE 1934-2017

__. The 3rd Viscount Churchill, OBE, investment banker, died 18 October, 2017. He was 83.

Victor George Spencer was born posthumously, 31 July, 1934, son of the 1st Viscount Churchill, GCVO (1864-1934), sometime Lord Chamberlain to King Edward VII, by his second wife the former Christine McRae Sinclair (later Lady Oliphant); succeeded to the Viscouncty and Barony of Churchill on the death of his half-brother, the 2nd Viscount, 21 Dec, 1973; unmarried.

The viscountcy of Churchill (created in 1902) now becomes extinct. The 3rd Viscount is succeeded in the barony of Churchill (created in 1815) by his second cousin once removed, Richard Harry Ramsay Spencer, born 11 Oct, 1926, who becomes the 6th Baron Churchill.

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