Thomas Hay, 9th Earl of Kinnoull

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Thomas Hay, 9th Earl of Kinnoull PC (4 July 1710 – 27 September 1787) was a Scottish peer and British politician.

Thomas Hay, 9th Earl of Kinnoull

Hay was elected for Scarborough in 1736, but his election was overturned on petition. He sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Cambridge from 1741 until 1758. He served as a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury from 1754 to 1755, as joint Paymaster of the Forces from 1755 until 1757, as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 1758 to 1762 and was Chancellor of the University of St Andrews from 1765 to 1787.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir John Hynde Cotton, Bt
Gilbert Affleck
Member of Parliament for Cambridge
1741–1758
With: James Martin 1741–1744
Christopher Jeaffreson 1744–1747, 1748–1749
Samuel Shepheard 1747–1748
Charles Sloane Cadogan 1749–1754, 1755–1758
Hon. Thomas Bromley 1754–1755
Succeeded by
Charles Sloane Cadogan
Soame Jenyns
Political offices
Preceded by
The Lord Edgcumbe
Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster
1758–1762
Succeeded by
James Stanley
Academic offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Cumberland
Chancellor of the University of St Andrews
1765–1787
Succeeded by
The Viscount Melville
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
George Henry Hay
Earl of Kinnoull
1758–1787
Succeeded by
Robert Hay-Drummond