William Whitmore (British Army officer)

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Lieutenant-General William Whitmore (14 May 1714 – 22 July 1771) was a British Army officer.

He was Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth from 1741 to 1747 and from 1754 to 1771, and colonel of the 53rd Regiment of Foot from 1755 until his death.

References

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Thomas Whitmore
Grey James Grove
Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth
1741–1747
With: Thomas Whitmore
Succeeded by
Thomas Whitmore
Arthur Weaver
Preceded by
Thomas Whitmore
Arthur Weaver
Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth
1754–1771
With: Hon. John Grey 1754–1768
The Lord Pigot 1768–1771
Succeeded by
The Lord Pigot
Thomas Whitmore
Political offices
Preceded by
John Jeffreys
Warden of the Mint
1766–1771
Succeeded by
Robert Pigot
Military offices
New regiment Colonel of the 55th (later 53rd) Regiment of Foot
1755–1759
Succeeded by
John Toovey
Preceded by
Hon. Joseph Yorke
Colonel of the 9th Regiment of Foot
1758–1771
Succeeded by
The Viscount Ligonier