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Herbert Scott (1872-1944) of Rolls-Royce

Cousin of Lord Montagu

Lieutenant Colonel Sir Herbert Andrew Montagu Douglas Scott, DSO, CMG (30 November 1872 - 17 June 1944), was the fifth child born to Sir William Henry Walter Montagu Douglas Scott, 6th Duke of Buccleuch & 8th Duke of Queensberry and Lady Louisa Jane Hamilton.

Herbert Andrew Montagu Douglas Scott was born at Montagu House, Whitehall, London, Middlesex, England, on Saturday 30 November 1872. Commonly known by his middle name, Andrew, he was the fifth child born in a family of six boys and two girls.

On Wednesday 26 April 1905, at the age of thirty-two, he married Marie Josephine Agnes Edwards, daughter of James Andrew Edwards and Kate Marion Agnes MacNamara, at St. George's, Hanover Square. They had three children.

1906 Becomes a Director of Rolls-Royce

1910 Of the Hertfordshire County Automobile Club. Biographical information and image at Automotor Journal 19100423

1936 After his retirement from military service, he accepted a position as Chairman of Rolls-Royce until his death.

1944 June 17th. Lieutenant Colonel Lord Herbert Andrew Montagu Douglas Scott died at Chelsea, London

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