Ian Campbell, 11th Duke of Argyll was a Scottish nobleman who spent his life in pursuit of money. Whether he was fishing for a rich wife or Spanish doubloons, Campbell was always on the lookout for a payday. But, instead of finding his riches, this Scottish peer only managed to find a cupboard full of scandals. Read these egregious facts about Ian Campbell, 11th Duke of Argyll.
1. He Was Noble Adjacent
Ian Douglas Campbell was born in June of 1903 in Paris, France. His father was Douglas Walter Campbell, a member of the Scottish Clan Campbell. His mother was an American, Aimee Marie Suzanne Lawrence. Even though he had close ties to nobility, it didn’t look like he was going to be living the life of an aristocrat. At least, not a rich one.