George Lauder Sr.

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George Lauder Sr. (9 May 1815 – 18 November 1901) was a political leader in Scotland who was the father of Scottish industrialist George Lauder and surrogate father to his nephew Andrew Carnegie. He was the also the progenitor of the Lauder Greenway Family. Lauder Sr. has been described as Carnegie's "intellectual father."[1] Lauder was consistently credited by Carnegie throughout his lifetime, saying in his 1920 autobiography: "...a man whose influence on me cannot be underestimated, my Uncle Lauder."[2]

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George Lauder Sr.
Born(1815-05-09)9 May 1815
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Died18 November 1901(1901-11-18) (aged 86)
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Occupation(s)Politician, business
Known forScottish politics and surrogate father to Andrew Carnegie (nephew)
SpouseSeaton Morrison
ChildrenGeorge Lauder
RelativesAndrew Carnegie (nephew)
Thomas M. Carnegie (nephew)
FamilyLauder Greenway Family