James Stuart Vanity Fair 1899-10-05
Professor James Stuart (January 1843 – 12 October 1913) was a Scottish-born academic and Liberal Party politician.

After attending the Universities of St Andrew and Cambridge, he became an enthusiastic author of popular science.

In 1884 he was elected member of parliament for Hackney, and from 1885-1900 was member of parliament for Shoreditch, Hoxton. He lost his parliamentary seat in 1900.

In the meantime he became a Progressive Party member of the London County Council. He was an alderman from 1890-98, a councillor representing Hackney Central from 1898-1901 and for Shoreditch, Haggerston from 1901-07.

He returned to the House of Commons as member of parliament for Sunderland from 1906-10.

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