|Born on 16 April 1833, John Wingfield Malcolm was the son of John Malcolm, 14th of Poltalloch, and Isabella née Wingfield. He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford. From 1860 to 1880 he was the M.P. (Conservative) for Boston and from 1886 to 1892 he was the M.P. (Conservative) for Argyllshire. On 9 June 1896 he was created 1st Baron Malcolm of Poltalloch, co. Argyll. On his death, his barony became extinct.
On 25 July 1861 he married, firstly, Hon. Alice Frederica Irby, daughter of George Ives Irby, 4th Baron Boston. He married, secondly, Marie Jane Lilian (?) on 3 November 1897.
He died without issue on 6 March 1902.
From an album probably compiled by either George Charles Pratt (1799-1866), 2nd Marquess Camden or by his son, John Charles Pratt (1840-1872), from 1866 3rd Marquess Camden.
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