Dalkeith

Earl of Walter John Dalkeith

Rush ID: 8304

Details

Born:
30 December 1894
Died:
4 October 1973
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Army officer
Parentage:
7th Duke of Buccleuch and Queensbury
Notes:
Known as Lord Whitchester from birth until 1914, then Earl of Dalkeith 1914-1935.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
3

References

Rush ID:
8304
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2602495
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. DALKEITH, Earl of (1894-1973)
  2. MONTAGU-DOUGLAS-SCOTT, Walter (1894-1973) **
  3. WHITCHESTER, Lord (1894-1973) **

Alternative names

  1. Walter (Walter John) Montagu-Douglas-Scott (family name)

    1894 - 1973

    family name

  2. Lord Whitchester (a.k.a.)

    1894 - 1914

    courtesy title used from birth until father's succession as Duke of Buccleuch in 1914

Peerages

  1. 8th Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry

    Hereditary

    1935

Constituencies

  1. Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935*
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. Christ Church

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Marriages

  1. Lascelles, Vreda Esther Mary

    Year: 1921

Relationships

  1. Grandson of Dalkeith

  2. Son of Dalkeith

  3. Father of John Scott

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Turf Club

  2. White's Club

  3. Carlton Club