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Senter, Sir John (Watt)locked

Kt 1958

Born 27 May 1905; eldest child of John Watt Senter (brother Kildrummy, Aberdeenshire; MB, Ch.B Edin.; killed in France, 1918), and Kate Cockburn Senter (née McIntyre), Edinburgh; m 1st, 1928, Frances Knight Brand (marr. diss., 1961); no children; 2nd, 1961, Anne Caroline Jarvis; died 14 July 1966

QC 1953


George Watson’s Coll., Edinburgh; Edinburgh University. MA, LLB, Dalgety Prizeman in Jurisprudence, Vans Dunlop Law Scholar, President of the Union, etc., Edin. Univ


Called to Bar, Middle Temple, 1928; Bencher, 1961. Served with engineering company in Leicester, 1928–35. In chambers with Valentine Holmes, 1935–40. Mem. Army Officers’ Emergency Reserve, 1938; Civilian Asst attached Gen. Staff, War Office, 1940–41. Temp. Lt (Sp.) RNVR addtl for duty with NID outside Admlty, 1941; invalided, 1945, as Comdr (Sp.) RNVR. Resumed practice at Bar, 1945. Dep.-Chm. (London), Northern Assur. Co. Ltd 1951–53. Mem. Gen. Council of the Bar, 1954–58; Hon. Treas 1956–58


Fishing, reading, walking


Brooks’s; Army and Navy


1 Essex Court, Temple, EC4

Central 9089

6 King’s Bench Walk Temple, EC4

Central 4606