Albert McQUARRIE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1918-01-01
Education Highlanders Acad Greenock, Greenock HS, Royal Coll of Sci and Technol Univ of Strathclyde (MSE, PEng 1945)
Publications N/A
Recreations golf, bridge, music, soccer, swimming, horticulture
Clubs Lansdowne, Queens San Francisco
Style Sir Albert McQuarrie
Career served in HM Forces 1939-45, Offr RE; chm: A McQuarrie & Son (Great Britain) Ltd 1946-88, Sir Albert McQuarrie & Associates Ltd 1988-; dir: Hunterston Development Co 1989-2010, British American Corporation 1991-2012; planning and business conslt in private and public sector; vice-chm Clan McQuarrie Assoc 1980-2012, hon pres emeritus Clan McQuarrie Soc USA 2011-; former Dean of Guild Gourock Town Cncl, chm Fyvie/Rothienorman/Monquitter Community Cncl 1975-79; Parly candidate (Cons): Kilmarnock 1966, Caithness and Sutherland 1974, E Aberdeenshire 1979, Banff and Buchan 1983; Euro Parly candidate Highlands and Islands 1989; MP (Cons): Aberdeenshire E 1979-83, Banff and Buchan 1983-87; chm Br/Gibraltar All Pty Gp 1979-87, vice-chm Cons Fisheries Sub Ctee 1979-87; sec: Scottish Cons Back Bench Ctee 1985-87, Scotch Whisky All Pty Gp 1979-87; memb: Speaker's Panel of Chairmen 1986-87, Assoc of Former MPs 2005; memb Select Ctees: on Scottish Affrs 1979-83, on Agriculture 1983-85, on Private Bill Procedure 1987; introduced private members bills into House of Commons as legislation: Safety at Sea Act 1986, Peterhead South Bay Devpt 1986, Registered Person Act 1987, Harwich and Parkeston Harbour Act 1987; memb Cncl Soc of Engrs 1978-87; chm Cunningham South Cons Assoc 1991-92, vice-chm Ayr Cons Assoc 1992-96, vice-chm Mintlaw Community Cncl 1999-2006; hon memb Cwlth Parly Assoc, hon vice-pres Gibraltar Assoc of Euro Rights 1996-, hon memb Inter Party Union 2012-; hon pres: Banff and Buchan Cons and Unionist Assoc 1989-, Gourock Hort Soc 1993- (hon vice-pres 1954-93); patron Ardgowan Hospice Greenock, tstee Mintlaw Public Hall and Park 1999-2012; RHS Silver Medal 2000; FRSH 1952; Freeman City of Gibraltar 1982; GCSJ 2000 (KSJ 1991), CMSJ 2000; Sovereign Order of St John of Jerusalem Knights Hospitaller: elected Prior of Scotland 1999, elected Grand Prior of UK and Eire 2000, Grand Prior of Europe and Conventual Bailiff 2002; Knight Companionate of Merit Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem 2007
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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