Andrew Rutherfurd-Clark, Lord Rutherfurd-Clark

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Andrew Rutherfurd Clark, Lord Rutherfurd-Clark (1828 – 26 July 1899) was a Scottish judge

The second son of Rev. Thomas Clark, Minister of St Andrew's Church, Edinburgh, and Grizel Rutherfurd (daughter of Rev. Dr. Prof. William Greenfield, Clark's predecessor at St Andrews), he married his cousin, the daughter of Major James H. Rutherford.

He was called to the Scottish bar in 1849, he served as sheriff of Inverness from 1860 to 1862, and of Haddington and Berwick from 1862 to 1869, and as Solicitor General for Scotland from 1869 to 1874. He succeeded George Young in all three appointments.

He was Dean of the Faculty of Advocates from 1874 to 1875 and was raised to the bench with the judicial title Lord Rutherfurd Clark, he resigned from the bench in 1896.


Legal offices
Preceded by
George Young
Solicitor General for Scotland
Succeeded by
John Millar