J. M. Marcus Humphrey

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James Malcolm Marcus Humphrey CBE OStJ DL FRICS MA (born 1 May 1938) is a Scottish Conservative Party politician.

He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford and on 15 October 1963, he married Sabrina Margaret Pooley. In 1969 he was admitted to the Royal Company of Archers in 1969. He was Chairman of Finance of Aberdeenshire County Council from 1970 to 1975, Chairman of Finance of Grampian Council from 1974 to 1978 (and Deputy Chairman from 1978 to 1986). He was the Conservative candidate in the Kincardine and Deeside by-election, 1991, coming second to Nicol Stephen of the Scottish Liberal Democrats.

He served as the Grand Master Mason of the Grand Lodge of Scotland from 1983–1988. He is the current Sovereign Grand Commander of the Supreme Council for Scotland of the Scottish Rite

His family own the Dinnet Estate in Aberdeenshire, he is a Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire and was formerly Deputy Provost of Aberdeenshire Council while a Conservative Councillor for Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside.

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Masonic offices
Preceded by
James Wilson McKay
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

1983–1988
Succeeded by
Gregor MacGregor