- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Sleeping Phoenix 3
- Birth Year: 1875
- Birthday: 26. August
- Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
- Category: Writers-Fiction
- Profile: 3-5
- Type: Emotional Manifesting Generator
- Inc.Cross: The Sleeping Phoenix 3
- Definition: Single
- Variables: BRR-MRR
- 1949 Synthesis
- 1858 Judgment
- 2034 Charisma
- 2750 Preservation
- 2057 The Brain Wave
- 3457 Power
Scottish politician and novelist who published more than 50 books.
In 1927 he was elected Member of Parliament for the Combined Scottish Universities, but he spent most of his time on his writing career, notably writing The Thirty-Nine Steps and other adventure fiction.
In 1935 he was appointed Governor General of Canada
He was elected Chancellor of Edinburgh University in 1937.
Died on 11th February 1940, Montreal, PQ, Canada.