Alexander Johnston (Scottish politician)

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Alexander Johnston (1790 – 9 May 1844)[1] was a Scottish Liberal Party politician.

He was elected at the 1841 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kilmarnock Burghs,[2] and held the seat until his death three years later, aged 53.[2]


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "K" (part 2)
  2. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 552. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.

External links

  • Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Alexander Johnston
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Campbell Colquhoun
Member of Parliament for Kilmarnock Burghs
Succeeded by
Edward Pleydell-Bouverie
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