LEVESON GOWER, Hon. Thomas (?1699-1727).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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Family and Education

b. ?1699, 3rd s. of John Leveson Gower, M.P., 1st Baron Gower; bro. of Hon. Baptist and William Leveson Gower. educ. Ch. Ch. Oxf. 15 Mar. 1716, aged. 16. unm.

Offices Held


Thomas Leveson Gower was returned unopposed as a Tory on his family’s interest. In May 1725 he was chosen a member of the committee ‘to manage the evidence against Thomas, Earl of Macclesfield’,1 the former lord chancellor, who was being impeached for corruption.

He died 12 Aug. 1727.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Eveline Cruickshanks


  • 1. Chandler, vi. 345.