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Weir, Andrew, first Baron Inverforth (1865-1955), shipowner

Gerald Kenneth S. Hamilton-Edwards

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36815
Weir, Andrew, first Baron Inverforth (1865-1955), shipowner

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Weir, Andrew, first Baron Inverforth (1865-1955), shipowner, was born at Kirkcaldy, Fife, on 24 April 1865, the eldest son of William Weir and his wife, Janet, daughter of Thomas Laing of the same place. Both his father and his maternal grandfather were cork merchants, and none of his immediate ancestors ...

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