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James Finlayson (politician)

James Finlayson (1823 – 17 February 1903)[1] was a British Liberal Party politician.

Finlayson was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Renfrewshire in the 1885 general election, but did not stand again at the 1886 election.[2]

Finlayson died at the age of 80.[1]


  1. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "R" (part 1)
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 557. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
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Member of Parliament for East Renfrewshire
Succeeded by
Michael Hugh Shaw-Stewart