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Weir, Andrew, first Baron Inverforth

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36815

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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 was connected with shipping....

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