Sir Edmund Findlay, 2nd Baronet

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Sir (John) Edmund (Ritchie) Findlay, 2nd Baronet (14 June 1902 – 6 September 1962) was a Scottish politician and baronet.

The eldest son of Sir John Ritchie Findlay, 1st Baronet, and Dame Harriet Findlay (DBE), he was educated at Harrow and at Balliol College, Oxford.

He was Unionist Member of Parliament (MP) for Banffshire from 1935-1945.

He married Margaret Jean Graham.

Like his father and grandfather, John Ritchie Findlay, he was proprietor of The Scotsman newspaper.

He succeeded his father to the baronetcy in 1930 and was in turn succeeded by his brother, Lt.-Col. Roland Lewis Findlay.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Murdoch McKenzie Wood
Member of Parliament for Banffshire
19351945
Succeeded by
William Smith Duthie
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Ritchie Findlay
Baronet
(of Aberlour)

1930–1962
Succeeded by
Roland Lewis Findlay