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Reid, Baron (UK, 1948 - 1975)

 

Creation: let.pat. 6 Oct 1948

 

Extinct: 29 Mar 1975

 

Family name:Reid

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Arms:

None

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James Scot Cumberland [Reid], Baron Reid, PC

1st son and heir of James Reid, solicitor, of Drem, co. East Lothian, by his wife Kate Scott, dau. of William Scott, merchant, of Calcutta, India

born

30 Jul 1890

mar.

1 Jun 1933 Esther May Brierley (widow of Gerald Frank Brierley), dau. of C B Nelson

died

s.p. 29 Mar 1975

created

6 Oct 1948 for life Baron Reid, of Drem in the County of East Lothian

note

advocate, Scots Bar 1914, KC 1932; Member of Parliament for Stirling and Falkirk Burghs 1931-35 and for Glasgow Hillhead 1937-48; Solicitor-General for Scotland 1936; Lord Advocate 1941; Privy Councillor 1941; Dean of the Faculty of Advocates 1945 ; a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1948

 

 First written 20 Sep 2004

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