William Milligan

Mr William Rankine Milligan

Rush ID: 9301

Details

Born:
12 December 1898
Died:
28 July 1975
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Very Reverend George Milligan, Moderator of General Assembly of Church of Scotland
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
4

References

Rush ID:
9301
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8017371
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. MILLIGAN, William (1898-1975)

Peerages

  1. Lord Milligan

    Life (Law Lord)

Constituencies

  1. Edinburgh North

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1955*
    Date of election: 27 January 1955
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1960*
    Date of exit: c. 1960*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Notes: Exit April 1960; resigned on appointment as Judge of Court of Session.

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Ayrshire Central

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Thu 25th Oct 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. Ayrshire Central

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: Thu 23rd Feb 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Glasgow St Rollox

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: Thu 5th Jul 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1951-1954

  2. Lord Advocate 1954-1960

Higher education

  1. University College

    Graduated

  2. University of Glasgow

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Sherbourne

Marriages

  1. MacLehose, Muriel Jean

Relationships

  1. Related by marriage to David Walder

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Union Club