ONLY son of the late Robert Duncanson Mackenzie, of Caldarvan, ex-Convener for the County of Dunbarton, the senior partner of the firm of Mackenzie, Roberton & Co., solicitors, was educated at Glasgow and Edinburgh Universities. On the completion of his legal education in Glasgow and Edinburgh he became in 1871 a partner in the firm of Mackenzie, Gardner, & Alexander, solicitors in Glasgow, of which his father was then senior partner. Fifteen years later, on the retiral of his father from business, he himself became senior partner of the firm. In 1896, owing to the deaths of some of the partners in the firm of Roberton, Low, Roberton & Cross, formerly Towers-Clark, Roberton & Ross, Mr. Mackenzie's firm was invited to amalgamate with that firm, and arrangements to this effect were concluded. The two old-established firms, merged in one under the style of Mackenzie, Roberton & Co., now form one of the largest and most important legal firms in Scotland. Of this firm Mr. Mackenzie remains senior partner.
Mr. Mackenzie is a magistrate for the County of Dunbarton. In 1873 he married Miss Leila Hill, daughter of Mr. William Beveridge, Torrie, Fifeshire, by whom he has a family of two sons.
Index of Glasgow Men (1909)