George Young

Mr George Young

Rush ID: 1107

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1819
Died:
21 May 1907
Birth place:
Dumfries, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Alexander Young and Marion Corson
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1107
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5546601
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. YOUNG, George (1819-1907)

Peerages

  1. Lord Young

    Life (Law Lord)

    1874

Constituencies

  1. Wigtown District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1874*
    Date of election: 28 May 1874
    Nature of election: Petition
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1874*
    Date of exit: c. 1874*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Defeated at 1874 General Election, but elected on petition 28 May 1874. Resigned June 1874 on appointment as Senator of College of Justice.
  2. Wigtown District of Burghs

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1862-1866

  2. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1868-1869

  3. Lord Advocate 1869-1874

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Dumfries Academy

Marriages

  1. Bell, Janet

    Year: 1847

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Reform Club