George Morrison (British politician)

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George Alexander Morrison (30 October 1869 – 8 September 1956) was a Liberal Party and then National Liberal Party politician in the United Kingdom.

He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for the Combined Scottish Universities at a by-election in 1934. He resigned the Liberal whip in July 1935 to join the National Liberals,[1] and was re-elected at the 1935 as a National Liberal. He resigned his seat on 6 March 1945,[2] triggering another by-election.

Morrison was Rector of Inverness Royal Academy from 1910–1920 and Headmaster of Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen from 1920-1933.[3]


  1. ^ Scottish Political Timeline 1918 - 1945
  2. ^ Department of Information Services (9 June 2009). "Appointments to the Chiltern Hundreds and Manor of Northstead Stewardships since 1850" (PDF). House of Commons Library. Retrieved 30 November 2009. 
  3. ^ The Times, 26 November 1935.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Noel Skelton and
Dugald Cowan and
John Buchan
Member of Parliament for the Combined Scottish Universities
With: Noel Skelton, to 1936;
John Buchan, to 1935;
Sir John Graham Kerr, to 1935;
Ramsay MacDonald, 1936–1937;
Sir John Anderson, from 1938
Succeeded by
Sir John Anderson and
Sir John Boyd Orr and
Sir John Graham Kerr