Brand, David

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Brand, David Gender: M
David William Robert Brand
born on 21 October 1923 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Edinburgh, Scotland, 55n57, 3w13
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 26°39' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 16°05 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 07°01'


Scottish lawyer and judge, he had a conservative outlook on life, and as a judge he had a reputation for both speedy decisions and severe sentences.

His university education was interrupted by service in the British Army during World War II. He then became an advocate, and after a career as a prosecutor, he was a sheriff in southern Scotland from 1968 to 1970. He was Solicitor-General for Scotland from 1970 to 1972, and then served from 1972 to 1989 as a Senator of the College of Justice. In 1994, he was briefly an appellate judge in Botswana.

Brand's memoir An Advocate's Tale was published in 1996. He married twice and had four daughters. He died in North Berwick on 14 April 1996 at age 72.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1996 (Memoir, "An Advocate's Tale")

Source Notes

Paul Wright from Birth Certificate, cited in AA database.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two daughters)
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney (Lawyer)
  • Vocation : Law : Jurist (Judge)
  • Vocation : Law : Police (Sheriff)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer (Memoir, "An Advocate's Tale")