Buchanan, Thomas Ryburn (1846 -1911)
Thomas Ryburn Buchanan was the third son of John Buchanan of Dowanhill, merchant of Glasgow, and Jane, daughter of John Young, merchant of Glasgow. Educated at Glasgow High School, Sherborne, and Balliol College, Oxford, he became a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford in 1871, a barrister of the Inner Temple in 1873, Member of Parliament for Edinburgh 1881 1892, for East Aberdeenshire 1892 1900 and for East Perthshire 1903 1910. He was Financial Secretary to the War Office 1905 1908 and Under Secretary for India 1908 1909. He married, 15 August 1888, Emily Octavia, youngest daughter of Thomas Simon Bolitho, of Trengwainton in Cornwall. The library of Mrs T. R. Buchanan was sold at Sotheby's 11 November 1941.