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David Pinkerton Fleming, Lord Fleming MC (11 February 1877 - 20 October 1944) was a Scottish politician and judge.

He was educated at Glasgow High School, the University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow, and was called to the Scottish Bar in 1902. He was on active service with the Cameronians (he had originally been commissioned into the volunteer battalion of the Highland Light Infantry) during World War I, for which he was awarded the Military Cross and the Belgian Croix de Guerre. He took silk in 1921.

He served as Solicitor General for Scotland from 1922-1923 and from 1924-1926, and was Unionist Member of Parliament for Dunbartonshire from 1924 to 1926.

He was appointed to the Court of Session bench on 19 December 1925 [1], with the judicial title Lord Fleming. He was appointed an Honorary Bencher of Middle Temple in 1940.

References

  1. ^ Oliver & Boyd's Edinburgh Almanack, 1927, page 408
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Martin
Member of Parliament for Dunbartonshire
1924 – 1926
Succeeded by
John Gibb Thom
Legal offices
Preceded by
William Watson
Solicitor General for Scotland
1922 – 1923
Succeeded by
Frederick Charles Thomson
Preceded by
John Charles Fenton
Solicitor General for Scotland
1924 – 1926
Succeeded by
Alexander Munro MacRobert
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