Alexander Fraser, 20th Lord Saltoun

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Alexander Arthur Fraser, 20th Lord Saltoun MC JP DL (8 March 1886 – 31 August 1979), styled Master of Saltoun until 1933, was a Scottish peer who was one of the longest-serving representative peers, serving from 1935–63.[1]

He was the eldest son of Alexander Fraser, 19th Lord Saltoun and Mary Helena Grattan-Bellew, sister of Sir Henry Christopher Grattan-Bellew, 3rd Baronet.[1]

He was educated at Eton College and New College, Oxford. He was a Captain and Hon. Major in the Gordon Highlanders in WWI, when he was taken prisoner of war.[2]

On 8 June 1920, he married Dorothy Geraldine Welby and they had two children:[2]

He died at Cross Deep, his home in Twickenham, aged 93.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Obituary: Lord Saltoun". The Times. 3 September 1979. p. 10.
  2. ^ a b Mosley, Charles, ed. (2003). Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knighthood (107 ed.). Burke's Peerage & Gentry. p. 3514. ISBN 0-9711966-2-1.
Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Lord Belhaven and Stenton
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

Succeeded by
Sir Iain Colquhoun
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Alexander Fraser
Lord Saltoun
Succeeded by
Flora Fraser