Angus Edward Malise Bontine Cunninghame-Graham

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Admiral SIR Angus Edward Malise Bontine Cunninghame Graham, K.B.E., C.B., Royal Navy (16 February, 1892 – 14 February, 1981) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Early Life & Career

His godfather was Edward, Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII. His uncle was Robert Cunninghame Graham, a famous horseman known in Argentina as "Don Roberto" and also as the "Gaucho Laird."

Post-Second World War

Cunninghame Graham was appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Dumabarton on 4 March, 1952.[1] On 5 January, 1955, he was commissioned as Her Majesty's Lieutenant of the County of Dumbarton.[2] On 9 May he succeeded his late predecessor as Lord Lieutenant in the position of Keeper of Dumbarton Castle.[3] He was succeeded as Lord Lieutenant of Dumbarton on 14 May, 1968.[4]


  1. London Gazette: no. 39491. p. 1468. 14 March, 1952.
  2. London Gazette: no. 40381. p. 240. 11 January, 1955.
  3. London Gazette: no. 40475. p. 2728. 10 May, 1955.
  4. London Gazette: no. 44594. p. 5899. 24 May, 1968.


  • "Admiral Sir Angus Cunninghame Graham" (Obituaries). The Times. 16 February, 1981. Issue 60853, col G, pg. 14.
  • Cunninghame Grahame, Admiral Sir Angus Edward Malise Bontine (1979). Random Naval Recollections, 1905–1951. Gartochan, Dumbartonshire: Famedram Publishers Limited.


See Also

Service Record

Naval Appointments