7th son of Sir James Weir Hogg (1790–1876), East India Company chairman and MP and Mary Claudine Swinton, daughter of Samuel Swinton, HEIC Bengal civil service. Became Registrar General of High Court of Calcutta.
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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