Rangers Chairmen

Club History
Typography

On 27th May 1899 the club became a public limited company and from this date the prestige of being appointed the first chairman fell to James Henderson.  Since then there have been 15 further chairmen to hold the post.

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Name
Period as chairman
James Henderson
1899-1912
Sir John Ure Primrose
1912-1923
William Craig
1923
Joseph Buchanan
1923-1932
Duncan Graham
1932-1934
James Bowie
1934-1947
William Simpson
1947-1949
John F. Wilson
1947-1963
John Lawrence
1963-1973
Matthew Taylor
1973-1975
Rae Simpson
1975-1984
John Paton
1984-1986
David Holmes
1986-1989
Sir David Murray
1989-2002
John McLelland OBE
2002-2004
Sir David Murray
2004-2009
Alastair Johnston
2009-2011
Craig Whyte
2011-2012
Malcolm Murray
2012-2013
Walter Smith
2013
David Somers
2013-2015
Paul Murray
2015
Dave King
2015-Present