Schomberg Henry Kerr, 9th Marquess of Lothian (1833 - 1900) MP

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Death: Died in London, Middlesex, England
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Biographical Summary

Kerr, 9th Marquess of Lothian, Schomberg Henry. 02/12/1833-17/01/1900. Ref: 3344. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: 9th Marquess of Lothian,(1870), KT(1878), PC(1886).
  • Profession: Diplomat.
  • Appointments Held: Diplomatic Service, Lisbon, Teheran 1854, Baghdad 1855, Athens c1857; 2nd Secretary Frankfurt 1862, Madrid 1865, Vienna 1865; Lord Keeper of The Privy Seal 1874-1900; Secretary of State for Scotland 1886-92.
  • Schools and Tutors: Trinity College,Glenalmond, Perthshire, Eton College, Buckinghamshire.
  • Undergraduate Studies: Oxford.
  • Postgraduate Studies: LL D(Hon Edinburgh 1882).
  • Marital Status: Married (1865) Lady Victoria Alexandrina Montagu-Douglas-Scott d. 1938.
  • Mother: Lady Cecil Chetwynd Talbot.
  • Father: John William Robert Kerr, 7th Marquess of Lothian.
  • Other Family: Son-in-Law of Walter Francis Scott, 5th Duke of Buccleuch, FRSE 1806-84.
  • References: DNB, Supplement 3, 1901, 61; Who Was Who 1.
  • Date of Election: 04/02/1895.
  • Proposers: Sir William Thomson (Lord Kelvin), John M'Laren (Lord M'cLaren),J P B Robertson (Lord Robertson),Peter Guthrie Tait.
  • Resigned/Removed/Election Cancelled/Not Admitted: Resigned.
  • Date of Resignation: Resigned 1898-9.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 509

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1833
December 2, 1833
1865
February 22, 1865
Age 31
Dalkieth, Scotland
1866
February 14, 1866
Age 32
London, Middlesex, England
1867
March 29, 1867
Age 33
1868
June 12, 1868
Age 34
1869
August 4, 1869
Age 35
1870
December 25, 1870
Age 37
1872
December 9, 1872
Age 39
1874
March 22, 1874
Age 40
1876
November 7, 1876
Age 42