William Baillie, 2nd Bart. of Polkemmet (1816 - 1890) MP

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Birthplace: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Death: Died
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About William Baillie, 2nd Bart. of Polkemmet

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"Sir William Baillie of Polkemmet, 2nd Baronet DL (2 February 1816 – 21 July 1890) was a Scottish rower and Conservative politician who sat in the British House of Commons between 1845 and 1847...

...Born in Edinburgh, he was the eldest son of Sir William Baillie, 1st Baronet and his wife Mary Lyon Dennistoun, the youngest daughter of James Dennistoun. Baillie was educated at Eton College and then at Christ Church College, Oxford, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1836. While at Oxford, he rowed in the Oxford eight in the second Boat Race which was held in 1836, when Cambridge won...

...Baillie served as captain in the Midlothian Yeomanry Cavalry. In 1845 he was elected Member of Parliament for Linlithgowshire, sitting for the next two years. Baillie was as Deputy Lieutenant of Linlithgowshire from 1850 and was a Justice of the Peace...

...On 14 April 1846, Baillie married Mary Stewart, the eldest daughter of Stair Hathorn Stewart. In 1854, he succeeded his father as baronet, and when Baillie died childless in 1890, he was succeeded in the baronetcy by his nephew George."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Sir William Baillie, 2nd Baronet', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 10 May 2012, 22:34 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sir_William_Baillie,_2nd_Baronet&oldid=491887831> [accessed 17 August 2012]

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February 2, 1816
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
July 21, 1890
Age 74