Alexander Laing Brown

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Alexander Laing Brown (1851–1936)[1] was a British Liberal Party politician.

He was elected at the 1886 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Hawick District of Burghs,[2] defeating the sitting Liberal Unionist MP Sir George Otto Trevelyan.[3] At the 1892 general election, Brown did not stand for re-election to the House of Commons.[3]


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ "no. 25609". The London Gazette. 20 July 1886. p. 3504. Retrieved 9 July 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-27-2. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir George Otto Trevelyan
Member of Parliament for Hawick Burghs
Succeeded by
Thomas Shaw