Alexander MacCallum Scott

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Alexander MacCallum Scott (1874-1928) was Liberal MP for Glasgow Bridgeton.[1]

He won the seat in December 1910, held it as a supporter of Lloyd George's coalition in 1918, but lost it in 1922. Two years later he joined the Labour Party. He was earlier president of Glasgow University Union[2][3] and the first biographer of Winston Churchill (works published 1905 & 1916).

His son, John Hutchison MacCallum Scott was active in the Liberal Party and contested the 1945 General Election at Leeds North and later became involved with Liberal International.


  • Winston Spencer Churchill (Newnes, 1905)
  • The Truth About Tibet (Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1905)
  • National Education. The Secular Solution, the Only Way (Morning Leader, 1906)
  • Through Finland to St. Petersburg (Grant Richards, 1908)
  • Equal Pay for Equal Work. A Woman Suffrage Fallacy (National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage, 1912)
  • The Physical Force Argument against Woman Suffrage (National League for Opposing Woman Suffrage, 1912)
  • Winston Churchill in Peace and War (Newnes, 1916)
  • Bits of Chelsea (Macrea Gallery, 1921) illus. by Thomas Austen Brown
  • Barbary: The Romance of the Nearest East (Thornton Butterworth, 1921)
  • Clydesdale (Thornton Butterworth, 1924)
  • Beyond the Baltic (Thornton Butterworth, 1925)
  • Suomi: The Land of the Finns (Thornton Butterworth, 1926)
  • From Liberalism to Labour (Deveron Press, 1927)


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James William Cleland
Member of Parliament for Glasgow Bridgeton
December 19101922
Succeeded by
James Maxton