James Macpherson

Sir James Ian Macpherson

Rush ID: 4876

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1880
Died:
14 August 1937
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Judge / Judicial officer
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
4876
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5982172
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MACPHERSON, Sir James (1880-1937)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Strathcarron

    New hereditary

    1936

Constituencies

  1. Ross and Cromarty

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: 14 June 1911
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1936*
    Date of exit: 14 January 1936
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Renfrewshire Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Sat 3rd Dec 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Wigtownshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: Sat 15th Jan 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1914-1916

  2. Under-Secretary 1916-1919

    War

  3. Chief Secretary for Ireland 1919-1920

  4. Minister of Pensions 1920-1922

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. George Watson's School, Edinburgh

Marriages

  1. Rhodes, unknown

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

  2. National Liberal member

Political organisations

  1. Free Trade Union member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. Beefsteak Club