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The Duke of Montrose
|Member of the House of Lords|
30 December 1874 – 10 December 1925
|Preceded by||The 4th Duke of Montrose|
|Succeeded by||The 6th Duke of Montrose|
|Born||7 November 1852|
|Died||10 December 1925(aged 73)|
|Spouse(s)||Violet Hermione Graham|
|Children||5, including James|
|Parents||James Graham, 4th Duke of Montrose|
Caroline Agnes Horsley-Beresford
Douglas Beresford Malise Ronald Graham, 5th Duke of Montrose KT (7 November 1852 – 10 December 1925) was a Scottish nobleman.
He joined the Coldstream Guards in 1872, transferred to the 5th Lancers in 1874, and retired in 1878. Later he was Colonel commanding the 3rd Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He served in the South African War (medal and two clasps).
He was Lord Lieutenant of Stirlingshire from 1885 to 1925, Hereditary Sheriff of Dumbartonshire (now Dunbartonshire), Lord Clerk Register from 1890 until his death, and Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in 1916–1917.
He died in 1925 after suffering from pneumonia in Scotland in the county of Renfrewshire near the metropolitan city of Glasgow. He passed on the title to his son the 6th Duke of Montrose.
Lord Graham married Violet Hermione Graham, daughter of Sir Frederick Graham 3rd Baronet of Netherby and his wife Lady Jane Hermione Seymour (daughter of Edward Seymour, 12th Duke of Somerset); they had five children:
- James Graham, 6th Duke of Montrose (1878–1954)
- Lady Helen Violet Graham (1879–1945)
- Lady Hermione Emily Graham (1882–1978), who married Donald Cameron, 25th Lochiel.
- Brigadier Lord Douglas Malise Graham (b. 1883)
- Captain Lord Alastair Mungo Graham (b. 1886)
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