Sir William Rae, 3rd Baronet

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William Rae

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Burial: Midlothian, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir David Rae, Lord Eskgrove, 1st Bart. and Margaret Stuart
Husband of Mary Steuart
Brother of Sir David Rae, 2nd Baronet

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Sir William Rae, 3rd Baronet

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Sir William Rae, 3rd Baronet (14 April 1769 – 19 October 1842), was a Scottish politician and lawyer, a son of Sir David Rae, Lord Eskgrove.

He studied at Edinburgh University. He was Member of Parliament for Anstruther Burghs, in Fife, from 1819 to 1826, Harwich, Essex, England, from 1827 to 1830, Buteshire in 1830 and from 1833 to 1842, and for Portarlington, Queen's County, Ireland, from 1831 to 1832.

He served as Lord Advocate from 1819 to 1830 and from 1834 to 1835. He was made a Privy Councillor on 19 July 1830."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Sir William Rae, 3rd Baronet', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 31 May 2012, 08:28 UTC, <,_3rd_Baronet&oldid=495262699> [accessed 27 October 2012]

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Sir William Rae, 3rd Baronet's Timeline

April 14, 1769
Edinburgh, Scotland
Age 23
October 19, 1842
Age 73
Edinburgh, Scotland
Midlothian, Scotland