COMPTON, Hon. George (1692-1758).
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Family and Education
b. 1692, 2nd s. of George, 4th Earl of Northampton; bro. of Hon. Charles Compton, educ. Eton 1706-7. m. 5 Mar. 1748, Frances, da. of Rev. Thomas Payne, s.p. suc. bro. as 6th Earl 3 Oct. 1754.
Cornet,Cornet, R. Horse Gds. 1707; maj. 1713; ret. 1715.
Ld. of Treasury Feb. 1742-Dec. 1744.
George Compton was listed by Dupplin in 1754 as a Tory. But he played no part in the new Parliament which sat only one week (31 May-5 June) before he succeeded to the peerage. He died 6 Dec. 1758.