James Clyde

Mr James Avon Clyde

Rush ID: 3535

Details

Born:
14 November 1863
Died:
16 June 1944
Birth place:
Dollar, Scotland, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Dr J. Clyde and Elizabeth Rigg
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
3535
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6129021
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CLYDE, James (1863-1944)

Peerages

  1. Lord Clyde

    Life (Law Lord)

    1920

    Retired 1935.

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh North

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1920*
    Date of exit: 25 March 1920
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit on appointment as Lord President of the Court of Session.
  2. Edinburgh West

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1909*
    Date of election: 17 May 1909
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Clackmannanshire and Kinross-shire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Fri 12th Jan 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1905

  2. Lord Advocate 1916-1920

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Edinburgh Academy

Marriages

  1. Latham, Anna Margaret

    Year: 1895

Relationships

  1. Father of James Clyde

Parties

  1. Liberal Unionist member

  2. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. New Club