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Archibald Colquhoun of Killermont and Garscadden

Biography of Archibald Colquhoun of Killermont and Garscadden

Archibald Campbell Colquhoun of Killermont was an alumnus of the University who was Rector from 1807 to 1809.

Archibald was the son of John Campbell of Clathick, a Lord Provost of Glasgow, but took the surname Colquhoun in 1804 when he inherited (through his mother) the Killermont estate. He matriculated to study at the University in 1769 and became an advocate.

Colquhoun was Lord Advocate from 1807 to 1816 and Lord Clerk Register from 1816 to 1820. He was MP for the Elgin Burghs from 1807 to 1810 and for Dunbartonshire from 1810 to 1820.


Archibald Colquhoun of Killermont and Garscadden
Lawyer and Politician

Born 1754, Scotland.
Died 8 December 1820.
University Link: Alumnus, Rector
Occupation categories: lawyers; politicians
Record last updated: 31st Mar 2008

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