Alexander Shaw

Hon. Alexander Shaw

Rush ID: 7718

Details

Born:
28 February 1883
Died:
29 September 1944
Birth place:
Edinburgh, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
Thomas Shaw MP (Lord Shaw; 1st Baron Craigmyle) and Elsie Forrest
Notes:
Craig incorrectly gives reason for exit as death.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
7718
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q4720072
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHAW, Hon. Alexander (1883-1944)

Peerages

  1. 2nd Baron Craigmyle

    Hereditary

    1937

Constituencies

  1. Kilmarnock

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923*
    Date of exit: 12 November 1923
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Seat vacant at Dissolution of Parliament in 1923.
  2. Kilmarnock

    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: 15 November 1922
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  3. Kilmarnock District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1915*
    Date of election: 28 May 1915
    Nature of election: By-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

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Edinburghshire

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1912*
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

  2. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. George Watson's School, Edinburgh

Marriages

  1. Mackay, Hon. Margaret Cargill

    Year: 1913

Relationships

  1. Son of Thomas Shaw

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club

  2. Royal Automobile Club

  3. Reform Club