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William Adam

Birth2 AUG 1751
 
Occup1774-1794England Member of Parliament
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Org.1802-1805 Solicitor General, Scotland
Occup1802-1839
 
Scotland, Kinross-shire Lord Lieutenant
Death17 FEB 1839
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Aged: 87.5 years

The Right Honourable William Adam,Lord Chief Commissioner of the Jury Court, A Privy Counsellor,and Lord Lieutenant of the county of Kinross,Eldest son of John Adam of Blair-Adam, was born on the 2nd August 1751Passed Advocate in 1773Elected to Parliament in 1774Called to the English Bar in 1782He took a prominent part in the proceedings of the House of Commons until he vacated his seat in 1795.Associated with Mr. Fox, and the small number of eminent men who exerted their powerful talents to uphold the principles of the Constitution during the progress of the French Revolution; He was conspicuous in his endeavors, although in van, to prevent the antiquated law of leasing making being illegally used against the liberty of the subject. He lived... Read More

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William George 

6 DEC 178116 MAY 1839  England, Middlesex, London  
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