|born on||24 April 1865 at 08:45 (= 08:45 AM )|
|Place||Kirkcaldy, Scotland, 56n07, 3w10|
|Timezone||GMT h0e (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||04°10' 16°57 Asc. 16°53'|
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.
Paul Wright quotes birth record
- 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)