Weir, Andrew

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Name
Weir, Andrew Gender: M
born on 24 April 1865 at 08:45 (= 08:45 AM )
Place Kirkcaldy, Scotland, 56n07, 3w10
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Wright
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°10' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 16°57 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 16°53'



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Andrew Weir

Biography

Scottish ship owner who created and headed the firm of Andrew Weir and Co, Glasgow.

In the First World War he served as a minister in the coalition UK government: he was Surveyor General of Supplies from 1917–1919, and Minister of Munitions from 1919–1921. For his services Weir received a peerage as Baron Inverforth.

After the war Lord Inverforth invested in diesel-powered ships. He also broadened his business interests, becoming involved in the Marconi group and other companies.

Link to Wikipedia

Events

  • Work : Gain social status 5 February 1919 (Appointed baron)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Death, Cause unspecified 17 September 1955 in Hampstead
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Paul Wright quotes birth record

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Became a baron)