- Sir James Montgomery, 1st Baronet
Sir James William Montgomery, (1721 –
2 April 1803), 1st Baronet, was a Scottish politician and judge.
Called to the bar in 1743, he was
sheriffof Peeblesshirefrom 1748 and joint Solicitor General for Scotlandfrom 1760, holding the office solely from 1764. He was promoted to Lord Advocatein 1766. He was created Lord Chief Baron of the Scottish Exchequer in 1775. He resigned from the bench and was created a baronet in 1801.
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