Sir Frederick Thomson, 1st Baronet

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Sir Frederick Charles Thomson,
1st Baronet of Glendarroch
Born 27 May 1875
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died 21 April 1935(1935-04-21) (aged 59)
Dunbar, Scotland
Allegiance United Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Unit Scottish Horse
Lovat Scouts
Battles/wars Egypt
Salonika
Other work Scottish Unionist Politician
Barrister

Sir Frederick Charles Thomson, 1st Baronet, KC (27 May 1875 – 21 April 1935) was a Scottish Unionist politician and lawyer.

He was the third son of James Wishart Thomson of Glenpark, Balerno, Midlothian; James was a son of William Thomson, co-founder of the Ben Line.

Educated at Edinburgh Academy, University College, Oxford and at Edinburgh University, he was called to the Scottish bar in 1901, and to the English bar in 1904.

He served in Egypt as a Lieutenant with the Scottish Horse and in Salonika with the Lovat Scouts, where he was severely wounded.

He was Unionist Member of Parliament for Aberdeen South from 1918 until his death.

He was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Sir Robert Horne, 1919–1922, and a Junior Lord of the Treasury from February–April 1923. He was appointed a King's Counsel in 1923 and appointed as Solicitor General for Scotland from 1923–1924. He was again a Junior Lord of the Treasury from 1924–1928, Vice-Chamberlain of HM Household, 1928–1929 and September–November 1931, and Treasurer of the Household from 1931 until his death in 1935.

He was created a Baronet in 1929, of Glendarroch, in the county of Midlothian. He was succeeded in the baronetcy by his son Douglas, who was elected as MP for Aberdeen South in the May 1935 by-election after his death.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sir George Hennessy, Bt
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
1928–1929
Succeeded by
John Henry Hayes
Preceded by
John Henry Hayes
Vice-Chamberlain of the Household
1931
Succeeded by
Sir Frederick Penny
Preceded by
Sir George Hennessy, Bt
Treasurer of the Household
1931–1935
Succeeded by
Sir Frederick Penny
Preceded by
David Pinkerton Fleming
Solicitor General for Scotland
1923–1924
Succeeded by
John Charles Fenton
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Fleming
Member of Parliament for Aberdeen South
1918–1935
Succeeded by
Douglas Thomson
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baronet
(of Glendarroch, Midlothian)
1929–1935
Succeeded by
Douglas Thomson