Robert Reid

Sir Robert Threshie Reid

Rush ID: 2003

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1846
Died:
30 November 1923
Birth place:
Corfu, Greece
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Sir James John Reid, Chief Justice of the Ionian Islands, and Mary Dalzell Threshie
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1894
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2003
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q3006661
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. REID, Sir Robert (1846-1923)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Loreburn

    New hereditary

    1906

  2. 1st Earl Loreburn

    New hereditary

    1911

Constituencies

  1. Dumfries District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Hereford

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Dunbartonshire at 1885 General Election.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Dunbartonshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1894

    May-October 1894

  2. Attorney-General 1894-1895

Higher education

  1. Balliol College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Cheltenham

Marriages

  1. Fleming, Emily

    Year: 1871

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. National Liberal Club