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 to 1963.[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]

References[edit]

  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 Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

1933–1935
Succeeded by
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by Lord Saltoun
1933–1979
Succeeded by