John Smith, Baron Kirkhill

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John Smith, Baron Kirkhill in 1974

John Farquharson Smith, Baron Kirkhill (born 7 May 1930) is a life peer in the House of Lords of the United Kingdom where he takes the Labour whip.

He was Lord Provost of Aberdeen from 1971 to 1975 and Minister of State for Scotland from 8 August 1975 to 15 December 1978.

Smith was created a Life Peer as Baron Kirkhill, of Kirkhill in the District of the City of Aberdeen on 17 July 1975.[1]

He was Chairman of the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board from 1979 to 1982.



  1. ^ "no. 46636". The London Gazette. 18 July 1975. p. 9187.