James Reid

Mr James Scott Cumberland Reid

Rush ID: 8661

Details

Born:
30 July 1890
Died:
29 March 1975
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
James Reid, of Drem, East Lothian
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
8661
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q2514387
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. REID, James (1890-1975)

Peerages

  1. Baron Reid

    Life (Law Lord)

    1948

Constituencies

  1. Glasgow Hillhead

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1937*
    Date of election: 10 June 1937
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1948*
    Date of exit: c. 1948*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit before 25 November 1948; appointed Lord of Appeal
  2. Stirling and Falkirk District of Burghs

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    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: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1936-1941

  2. Lord Advocate 1941-1945

Higher education

  1. Jesus College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Edinburgh Academy

Marriages

  1. Brierley, Esther May

    Year: 1933

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Athenaeum