Alexander Struthers Finlay

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Alexander Struthers Finlay (21 July 1807 – 9 June 1886) was a Scottish Liberal Party politician who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Argyllshire 1857–68.[1][2]

He was a Deputy Lieutenant for Argyllshire and Buteshire and a magistrate. He was the son of Kirkman Finlay, MP for Glasgow.[2]

His son, Alexander Kirkman Finlay, married Nora Robinson, the daughter of Sir Hercules Robinson, then Governor of New South Wales, in one of the most celebrated weddings of colonial Australia.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Archibald Islay Campbell
Member of Parliament for Argyllshire
Succeeded by
Marquess of Lorne