John Macdonald

Mr John Hay Athole Macdonald

Rush ID: 2520

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1836
Died:
9 May 1919
Birth place:
Edinburgh, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
2520
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q15994601
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MACDONALD, John (1836-1919)

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh and St Andrews Universities

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1888*
    Date of exit: c. 1888*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: appted Ld Justice for Scotland 1888

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Edinburgh

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: Wed 31st Mar 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Haddington District of Burghs

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1879*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Edinburgh

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: Sat 31st Jan 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1876-1880

  2. Lord Advocate 1886-1888

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

  2. (University unknown)

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Edinburgh Academy

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. New Club

  3. Union Club