William Rankine Milligan, Lord Milligan
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Milligan was admitted as an advocate in 1925, and appointed a King's Counsel in 1945. He was appointed Solicitor General for Scotland from 1951 to 1954, and Lord Advocate from 1955 to 1960, and was made a Privy Counsellor in 1955. He was appointed to the College of Justice in 1960, with the judicial title Lord Milligan. He retired in 1973.
Milligan was an unsuccessful parliamentary candidate at Glasgow St Rollox in 1945 and again at Central Ayrshire in 1950 and 1951, and was elected for Edinburgh North in a 1955 by-election, where he served until 1960.
Milligan was a member of the Royal Company of Archers.
- "no. 16906". The Edinburgh Gazette. 9 November 1951. p. 565. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- "no. 17250". The Edinburgh Gazette. 11 January 1955. p. 13. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 596. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- "no. 40397". The London Gazette. 1 February 1955. p. 647. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Milligan
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