Robert Munro

Mr Robert Munro

Rush ID: 5155

Details

Born:
28 May 1868
Died:
6 October 1955
Birth place:
Alness, Ross-shire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Baptist
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Reverend Alexander Rose Munro and Margaret Sinclair
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
5155
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7347872
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MUNRO, Robert (1868-1955)

Peerages

  1. Lord Alness

    Life (Law Lord)

    1922

  2. 1st Baron Alness

    New hereditary

    1934

Constituencies

  1. Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922*
    Date of exit: c. 1922*
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit October 1922; resigned on appointment as Lord Justice Clerk.
  2. Wick District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1910ยน
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord Advocate 1913-1916

  2. Secretary for Scotland 1916-1922

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Aberdeen Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Evans, Edith Gwladys

    Year: 1898

  2. Grumler, Olga Marie

    Year: 1921

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Political organisations

  1. Scottish Liberal member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club

  2. New Club

  3. University Club

  4. Scottish Liberal Club