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Robert MacDonald (British politician)

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Robert MacDonald (1875 – January 18, 1949)[1] was Unionist Party (Scotland) MP for Glasgow Cathcart from 1923 to 1929.[2]



MacDonald was a piano manufacturer. He was a Conservative, sitting on Glasgow City Council from 1914–23, and was a Justice of Peace for the city. He first stood for Parliament in Cathcart in 1922, was elected in 1923 and 1924, and retired in May 1929.[3]

Early lifeEdit

MacDonald was born in 1875 in Glasgow to William MacDonald, an engineer.[3]


  1. ^ "The House of Commons Constituencies Beginning with "C"". Leigh Rayment. 30 December 2017.
  2. ^ C. Cook, P. Jones, J. Sinclair, Jeffrey Weeks, eds. (20 April 1977). Sources in British Political History 1900–1951: Volume 4: A Guide to the Private Papers of Members of Parliament: L–Z. Springer. p. 32. ISBN 1349157627.CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b Stenton, Michael; Lees, Stephen (1981). Who's who of British members of parliament: a biographical dictionary of the House of Commons, based on annual volumes of Dod's 'parliamentary companion' and other sources. Harvester Press. p. 224.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Primrose Hay
Member of Parliament for Glasgow Cathcart
Succeeded by
Sir John Train