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Algernon Skeffington, 12th Viscount Massereene

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Algernon William John Clotworthy Skeffington, 12th Viscount Massereene and 5th Viscount Ferrard, DSO (28 November 1873 – 20 July 1956) was British Army officer and an Ulster Unionist member of the Senate of Northern Ireland from 1921 to 1929. During this period he served as Deputy Leader of the Senate and Parliamentary Secretary in the Department of the Prime Minister. Early life Skeffington was the eldest son of Clotworthy John Skeffington, 11th Viscount Massereene by Florence Whyte-Melville, only daughter of Major George Whyte-Melville. He succeeded his father as 12th Viscount Massereene and 5th Viscount Ferrard in 1905, both in the Peerage of Ireland; his inheritance included about 16,000 acres. They also held the title Baron Oriel, in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, which gave them the right to sit in the House of Lords Career He entered the army in February 1895, when he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 17th Lancers, and was promoted to lieutenant
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