Lauchlan Weir

Mr Lauchlan MacNeill Weir

Rush ID: 8118

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1877
Died:
18 August 1939
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Election occupation:
Writer / Journalist
Parentage:
Robert Weir, of Islay
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
PPS
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8118
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6497753
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. WEIR, Lauchlan (1877-1939)

Constituencies

  1. Clackmannan and Eastern

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1939*
    Date of exit: 18 August 1939
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None
  2. Clackmannan and Eastern

    Party: Labour
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Party: Labour
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Argyll

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: HLL
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. PPS 1924

    to Ramsay MacDonald, as Prime Minister

  2. PPS 1929-1931

    to Ramsay MacDonald, as Prime Minister

Higher education

  1. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Highland Society School

Marriages

  1. Smith, Margaret Gillison

    Year: 1913

Parties

  1. Labour Party member