John Arbuthnott, 14th Viscount of Arbuthnott

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Coat of Arms of the Viscounts of Arbuthnott

John ("Jack") Ogilvy Arbuthnott, 14th Viscount of Arbuthnott DL (Montrose, 15 September 1882 – 17 October 1960), was a Scottish Viscount.

Arbuthnott enlisted in the Calgary Light Horse, a unit of the Canadian Army, in February 1917. He was later a Lieutenant in the Welsh Guards.

Arbuthnott served as Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire from 1926 to his death, was Convenor of Kincardineshire County Council in 1933, and served ten years in the House of Lords (1945–1955) as a representative peer for Scotland.

He married Dorothy Oxley of Ripon.


  • Bing, Hon Mrs Christy (1999). The Lairds of Arbuthnott. Agnate Press. ISBN 0-9535923-0-8. 

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Honorary titles
Preceded by
Sir John Gladstone
Lord Lieutenant of Kincardineshire
Succeeded by
The Viscount of Arbuthnott
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Walter Arbuthnott
Viscount of Arbuthnott
Succeeded by
(Robert) Keith Arbuthnott