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date: 14 July 2024

Ewing, Mrs Winifred Margaret free

Ewing, Mrs Winifred Margaret free

Born 10 July 1929; d of George Woodburn and Christina Bell Anderson; m 1956, Stewart Martin Ewing, CA (d 2003); two s one d ; died 21 June 2023

Member (SNP) Highlands and Islands, Scottish Parliament, 1999–2003

Education

Queen’s Park Sen. Sec. Sch.; University of Glasgow (MA, LLB)

Career

Qual. as Solicitor, 1952. Lectr in Law, 1954–56; Solicitor, practising on own account, 1956–. Sec., Glasgow Bar Assoc., 1961–67, Pres., 1970–71. MP (SNP): Hamilton, Nov. 1967–1970; Moray and Nairn, Feb. 1974–1979; contested (SNP) Orkney and Shetland, 1983. MEP (SNP), 1975–99, elected Mem. for Highlands and Is, 1979–99; Vice-Pres., Animal Welfare Intergp, EP, 1989–99. President: Scottish National Party, 1987–2005; European Free Alliance, 1991–; Mem., Lomé Assembly, 1981–. Pres., Glasgow Central Soroptimist Club, 1966–67. FRSA 1990. DUniv: Open, 1993; Stirling, 2012; Hon. LLD Glasgow, 1995; Hon. LLD Aberdeen, 2004. Freeman, City of Avignon, 1985; Comptroller of Scottish Privileges, Veere, Netherlands, 1997–2011. Médaille d’Or, Fondation du Mérite Européen, 2014