Niall Macpherson

Mr Niall Malcolm Stewart Macpherson

Rush ID: 4875

Details

Born:
3 August 1908
Died:
11 October 1987
Birth place:
UK
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Ethnic minority:
No
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director
Election occupation:
Company director
Parentage:
Sir T. Stewart Macpherson, of Newtonmore, Inverness-shire
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
Highest Office:
Cabinet Minister
Who's Who volume:
4
Education level:
Graduate

References

Rush ID:
4875
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7023907
Parliament ID:
Not set
Beamish Person ID:
1240
They work for you ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MACPHERSON, Niall (1908-1987)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Drumalbyn

    New hereditary

    1963

Constituencies

  1. Dumfriesshire

    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1963*
    Date of exit: 9 November 1963
    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Dumfriesshire

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First Entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Opposition/other party Whip 1945-1955

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1955-1960

    Scottish Office

  3. Parliamentary Secretary 1960-1962

    Board of Trade

  4. Minister of Pensions and National Insurance 1962-1963

  5. Minister of State 1963-1964

    Board of Trade

  6. Minister without Portfolio 1970-1974

Higher education

  1. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Fettes College

Marriages

  1. Runge, Margaret Phyllis

Relationships

  1. Indirect relative of Norah Runge

Parties

  1. National Liberal Member

    1945-1950

  2. National Liberal and Conservative Member

    1950-

Clubs

  1. Royal Automobile Club