Alexander MacRobert (politician)
He was born in 1873 the son of Jean Carmichael and Thomas MacRobert.
He was educated at Paisley Grammar School, going on to study law at the University of Edinburgh and then the University of Glasgow graduating MA in 1895 and LLB in 1897. He became an advocate in 1897. In 1910 he was living at 86 Great King Street in Edinburgh's New Town.
He was an unsuccessful parliamentary candidate for Edinburgh Leith in 1922, and was elected for East Renfrewshire in October 1924 holding the seat until his death. He was appointed Solicitor General for Scotland in December 1925, and was promoted to serve as Lord Advocate briefly from May 1929 to June 1929.
- "Thomas Macrobert - Historical records and family trees - MyHeritage". www.myheritage.com. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
- "University of Glasgow :: Story :: Biography of Alexander Munro MacRobert". www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
- Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1910-11
- "No. 13539". The Edinburgh Gazette. 16 December 1919. p. 4077.
- "No. 32791". The London Gazette. 30 January 1923. p. 690.
- "No. 14193". The Edinburgh Gazette. 1 January 1926. p. 1.
- "No. 33492". The London Gazette. 7 May 1929. p. 3007.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Alexander Munro MacRobert
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for East Renfrewshire
The Marquess of Clydesdale
| Solicitor General for Scotland
| Lord Advocate
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