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Balfour, John Blair, first Baron Kinrosslocked

  • G. W. T. Omond
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew


Balfour, John Blair, first Baron Kinross (1837–1905), advocate and politician, born at Clackmannan on 11 July 1837, was the second son (in a family of two sons and a daughter) of Peter Balfour (1794–1862), parish minister of that place, and his wife, Jane Ramsay (...

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