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Subject: John Millar, Lord Craighill, List of law life peerages, Law lords, Sir Robert Harvey, 1st Baronet, of Crown Point, 1814 in Scotland
Collection: 1814 Births, 1879 Deaths, Law Lords, Members of the Faculty of Advocates, Members of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, Members of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for English Constituencies, Members of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for Scottish Constituencies, Members of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for University Constituencies, Members of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom, Queen's Counsel 1801–1900, Scottish Judges, Scottish Politicians, Uk Mps 1865–68, Uk Mps 1868–74, Uk Mps 1874–80
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Edward Gordon, Baron Gordon of Drumearn

"Lord Advocate"
Gordon as caricatured by Ape (Carlo Pellegrini) in Vanity Fair, October 1874
Baron Gordon's monument, Dean Cemetery, Edinburgh

Edward Strathearn Gordon, Baron Gordon of Drumearn (10 April 1814 – 21 August 1879) was a Scottish judge and politician.

Educated at Inverness Royal Academy, Royal High School, Edinburgh, the University of Glasgow and Edinburgh University, he was called to the Scottish bar in 1835. He was appointed Solicitor General for Scotland from 1866 to 1867, and Lord Advocate from 1867 to 1868 and again from 1874 to 1876. He was Dean of the Faculty of Advocates from 1868 to 1874. He became a Queen's Counsel in 1868, and was appointed a Privy Counsellor in 1874. He

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