John Maclay

Hon. John Scott Maclay

Rush ID: 4856

Details

Born:
26 October 1905
Died:
17 August 1992
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Company director (shipping)
Election occupation:
Company director (shipping)
Parentage:
1st Baron Maclay
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4856
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6246292
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MACLAY, Hon. John (1905-1992)

Peerages

  1. 1st Viscount Muirshiel

    New hereditary

    1964

Constituencies

  1. Renfrewshire West

    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1964*
    Date of exit: 16 July 1964
    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Seat vacant at Dissolution of Parliament.
  2. Montrose District of Burghs

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1940*
    Date of election: 5 July 1940
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1945

    Ministry of Production; May-July 1945

  2. Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation 1951-1952

  3. Minister of State 1956-1957

    Colonial Office

  4. Secretary of State for Scotland 1957-1962

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Winchester

Marriages

  1. Astley, Betty L'Estrange

    Year: 1930

Relationships

  1. Brother of Joseph Maclay

Parties

  1. National Liberal and Conservative member

    1950-

  2. National Liberal member

    -1950

Political organisations

  1. National Liberal Federation member

Clubs

  1. Boodle's Club

  2. Royal Yacht Squadron

  3. Turf Club

  4. Western Club, Glasgow