George Nigel Douglas-Hamilton, 10th Earl of Selkirk (1906 - 1994) MP

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Nicknames: "Geordie"
Death: Died
Occupation: 10th Earl of Selkirk
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About George Nigel Douglas-Hamilton, 10th Earl of Selkirk

Group Captain George "Geordie" Nigel Douglas-Hamilton, 10th Earl of Selkirk, KT, GCMG, GBE, AFC, AE, PC, QC (Scot.), (4 January 1906 - 24 November 1994) was a Scottish nobleman and Conservative politician. Born at Merly, Wimborne, Dorset, he was the second son of the 13th Duke of Hamilton and Brandon and Nina Mary Benita, youngest daughter of Major R. Poore, Salisbury. He was educated at Eton College, Balliol College, Oxford, Edinburgh University (LLB) and at the University of Bonn, Vienna University and the Sorbonne. He was admitted to the Faculty of Advocates in 1935, taking silk in 1959. He was a member of Edinburgh Town Council from 1935–40 and served as a Commissioner of General Board of Control (Scotland) from 1936–39 and as a Commissioner for Special Areas in Scotland from 1937-39. He commanded 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron in the Royal Auxiliary Air Force from 1934-38.

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1906
January 4, 1906
1994
November 24, 1994
Age 88
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