Niall Macpherson

Mr Niall Malcolm Stewart Macpherson

Rush ID: 4875

Details

Born:
3 August 1908
Died:
11 October 1987
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
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
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
4875
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7023907
Parliament 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, Edinburgh

Marriages

  1. Runge, Margaret Phyllis

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to Norah Runge

Parties

  1. National Liberal member

    1945-1950

  2. National Liberal and Conservative member

    1950-

Clubs

  1. Royal Automobile Club