John Dewar

Mr John Alexander Dewar

Rush ID: 7684

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1856
Died:
23 November 1929
Birth place:
Perth, Perthshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (brewing/distilling)
Election occupation:
Company director (brewing/distilling)
Parentage:
John Dewar of Perth
Notes:
Created Baronet in 1907.
Knighthood/Dame:
Awarded in 1907
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
7684
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6229296
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DEWAR, John (1856-1929)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Forteviot

    New hereditary

    1916

Constituencies

  1. Inverness-shire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1916*
    Date of exit: 21 December 1916
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Schools

  1. Perth Academy

Marriages

  1. Tod, unknown

    Year: 1884

  2. Holland, Margaret

    Year: 1905

Relationships

  1. Brother of Thomas Dewar

  2. Brother of Arthur Dewar

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Reform Club