James Alexander Stewart-Mackenzie
|James Alexander Stewart-Mackenzie|
|7th Governor of British Ceylon|
7 November 1837 – 15 April 1841
|Preceded by||Robert Wilmot-Horton|
|Succeeded by||Colin Campbell|
|Born||23 September 1784|
|Died||24 September 1843|
Born James Alexander Stewart, the son of Vice Admiral Keith Stewart (who died when James was eleven), he assumed the surname Stewart-Mackenzie after his marriage on 21 May 1817 to Mary Elizabeth Frederica Mackenzie ("the Hooded Lassie"), daughter of Francis Mackenzie, 1st Baron Seaforth.
Stewart-Mackenzie was elected to the House of Commons as Member of Parliament for Ross-shire in 1831. When that constituency was abolished in 1832, he was elected for the new Ross and Cromarty, serving until 1837.
- Fisher, David R. (ed.) Stewart Mackenzie, James Alexander (1784-1843). Cambridge University Press (2009). Online edition, retrieved 11 June 2015.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Sir James Wemyss Mackenzie
|Member of Parliament for Ross-shire
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Ross and Cromarty
|Governor of Ceylon
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