University of Edinburgh.
He was Lord Provost of Edinburgh 1906-1909 and Liberal Member of Parliament for Edinburgh East from 1909 to 1912. He was educated at the Edinburgh Institution and Edinburgh University. They had no children.
He was created a Baronet in 1909.
From 1880 until his death he lived at 33 Regent Terrace. Lord Provost, Edinburgh, 1906-1909.
He was the successful Liberal candidate for the Edinburgh East Division at the Edinburgh East by-election, 1909. He sat until his death in 1912 aged 62.
He is buried on the north side of the main east-west path in Dean Cemetery in Edinburgh under a large pale grey granite obelisk.
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He was a Member of the Edinburgh Merchant Company and the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce.