John Brewis

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For the Archdeacon of Doncaster, see John Brewis (priest).

(Henry) John Brewis (8 April 1920 – 25 May 1989) was a Scottish Unionist Party politician and barrister.

He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Galloway at a by-election in April 1959, after the death of the Unionist MP John Mackie. He was re-elected at the general election in October 1959, and held the seat until he stood down at the October 1974 general election. He was also a Member of the European Parliament from 1973 to 1975.

He was Deputy Lieutenant of Wigtown from 24 January 1966[1] and Lord Lieutenant from 18 September 1981 [2]


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Mackie
Member of Parliament for Galloway
1959Oct 1974
Succeeded by
George Thompson
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The 13th Earl of Stair
Lord Lieutenant of Wigtown
Succeeded by
Edward Stuart Orr-Ewing