Sir Henry Craik, 1st Baronet
He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Glasgow and Aberdeen Universities from 1906 to 1918, and for the Combined Scottish Universities from 1918 until his death in 1927. He was Secretary of the Scottish Education Department from 1885 to 1904.
He was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in 1888, and promoted to Knight Commander (KCB) in 1897. He was made a Privy Councillor in 1918, and in the New Year Honours List 1926, he was made a baronet, of Kennoway, in the County of Fife.
Craik married on 17 December 1873 to Fanny Esther Duffield, daughter of Charles Duffield. They had two children: George Lillie (1874–1929) and Henry Duffield (1876–1955). George succeeded his father in the baronetcy, but died two years later. He was succeed by his brother Henry, who was Governor of the Punjab from 1938 to 1941.
- Historical list of MPs: G (part 2)
- Historical list of MPs: S (part 2)
- Supplement to the London Gazette Issue 33119 published on the 29 December 1925. Page 2 of 12]
- Gazette Issue 25773 published on the 5 January 1888. Page 123 of 140
- Supplement to the London Gazette Issue 26867 published on the 25 June 1897. Page 2 of 6
- London Gazette Issue 26947 published on the 14 March 1898. Page 107 of 150
- London Gazette Issue 33131 published on the 9 February 1926. Page 4 of 82
- ThePeerage.com: Sir Henry Craik, 1st Bt.
- List of Baronets: C (part 5)
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd edition ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Sir Henry Craik
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With: Sir William Cheyne, 1918–1922
Dugald Cowan, 1918–1934
George Berry, 1922–1931
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