Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Graham, James (1676-1746)

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GRAHAM, JAMES (1676–1746), dean of the Faculty of Advocates, born 8 Dec. 1676, studied at Leyden (Index of Leyden Students, p. 43); was admitted member of the Faculty of Advocates; was appointed judge of the Scotch court of admiralty (1739), and became dean of faculty. He was founder of the family of Graham of Airth Castle, Stirlingshire. He married Lady Mary Livingston, daughter of the Earl of Callendar, and had issue two sons and two daughters. He died at Edinburgh, 5 Nov. 1746.

[Burke's Dict. of the Landed Gentry, 4th ed. p. 583; Scots Mag. November 1746, p. 550; Anderson's Scottish Nation, ii. 344.]

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