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Robert Stewart Menzies (1856 - 25 January 1889) was a Scottish Liberal politician.

Menzies was the son of Graham Menzies (d.1880), an Edinburgh distiller of Hallyburton, Cupar Angus[1], and his wife Beatrice (d.1899), daughter of William Dudgeon, merchant of Leith, Edinburgh. He was educated at Harrow School, and at Christ Church, Oxford and was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1882. He was a J.P. for Perthshire and Forfar.[2]

In 1885, Menzies was elected Member of Parliament for East Perthshire.[3] He held the seat until his death at the age of 33 in 1889. He was the uncle of Major-General Sir Stewart Menzies.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Perthshire constituency
Member of Parliament for East Perthshire
1885 – 1889
Succeeded by
Sir John Kinloch


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