Baron of Leaston James Anthony STODART

Baron of Leaston James Anthony STODART

Male 1916 - 1995  (78 years)

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  • Name James Anthony STODART 
    • Baron STODART of Leaston, of Humbie in the District of East Lothian;
      Life Peer, cr 1981; PC 1974;
      Educ: Wellington school; farming at Kingston, North Berwick 1934-58 and now at Leaston;
      Contested: (Lib) Berwick and E Lothian 1950; (C) Midlothian and Peebles 1951; (C) Midlothian 1955; MP (C) Edinburgh W 1959-74; Jt Under-Sec of State, Scottish Office 1963-64; oppsn spokesman on agriculture and Scottish affairs 1966-69; Party Sec. MAFF 1970-72; Min of State MAFF 1972-74; vice-chm Cons Agric Cttee H of C 1962-63, 1964-65, 1966-70; led party delegation Canada 1974, 1983; chm: Agric Credit Corp 1975-87; Cttee of enquiry into Local Govt in Publications: (jt auth) Land of Abundence: a study of Scottish Agriculture in the 20th century, 1962; articles on farming in journals and newspapers;
      b 6 June 1916, son of Col Thomas Stodart, CIE, IMS (d 1935) and Mary Alice nee Coullie, m 1940 Hazel Jean (d 1959) dau of Lt Ronald James Usher, DSC, RN (d 1948), no ch.
      Address: Lorrimers, North Berwick, East Lothian;
      Clubs: New (Edinburgh); Hon Co of Edinburgh Golfers; Cavalry and Guards.
      Source: ElectricScotland.
    Title Baron of Leaston 
    Born 6 Jun 1916 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1995 
    Person ID I2296  Squire
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2015 

    Father Thomas STODART,   b. 13 Mar 1868, Pencaitland, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1934  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Mary Alice COULLIE 
    Family ID F680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hazel Jean USHER 
    Married 1940 
    Last Modified 7 Sep 2015 
    Family ID F683  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart