Kenneth Cameron, Baron Cameron of Lochbroom

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Kenneth John Cameron, Baron Cameron of Lochbroom FRSE, (born 11 June 1931) is a retired Scottish judge.

Born in Edinburgh, he was educated at Edinburgh Academy, at Corpus Christi, Oxford and at the University of Edinburgh. He became an Advocate in 1958 and Queen's Counsel in 1972. He was appointed President of the Pensions Appeal Tribunal for Scotland in 1976, and Chairman of the Committee of Investigation under the Agricultural Marketing Act 1958 in 1980. He was an Advocate Depute from 1981 and was appointed Lord Advocate in 1984, holding office until 1989 when he was appointed a Senator of the College of Justice. He was created a life peer as Baron Cameron of Lochbroom, of Lochbroom in the District of Ross and Cromarty and a Privy Counsellor in 1984. He was Chairman of the Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland from 1995 until its abolition in 2005, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He is the current Honorary President of Edinburgh University Sports Union[citation needed].

Source[edit]

  • Who's Who in Scotland, 2009
Legal offices
Preceded by
Lord Mackay of Clashfern
Lord Advocate
1984–1989
Succeeded by
Lord Fraser of Carmyllie