The brother of former Prime Minister David Cameron died from cancer, 21 March, 2023, at the age of 59.
Alexander Cameron suffered a lengthy battle with ill-health, stepping down from the bar for retirement after his cancer diagnosis in 2020 following a career spanning over 30 years. The star barrister was the first to appear on camera while in action at the Court of Appeal. But the brilliance of Alex made itself felt far beyond the courtroom.
He was born 27 Aug, 1963, the elder son of Ian Donald Cameron (1932-2010), and his wife the former Mary Fleur Mount (born 22 Oct, 1934), scion of the baronets of that name; and married in 1990, Sarah Louise Fearnley-Whittingstall (born 23 July, 1963), scion of that landed gentry family, daughter of William George Fearnley-Whittingstall, and his wife the former Daphne Maureen Shortt. He is survived by his wife and son Angus (known as Gus) born 1994, and a daughter, Imogen, born 1992.
Alexander Cameron was a descendant of King William IV and Mrs Jordan:-
King William IV > Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence > Lady Agnes Hay > Lady Agnes Cecil Emmeline Duff > Stephanie Agnes Cooper > Enid Agnes Maud Levita > Ian Donald Cameron > Alexander Cameron, KC