William Cowper-Temple

Hon. William Francis Cowper-Temple

Rush ID: 1405

Details

Born:
13 December 1811
Died:
17 October 1888
Birth place:
Brockett Hall, Hertfordshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Army officer
Election occupation:
Private secretary
Parentage:
5th Earl Cowper and Hon. Emily Mary Lamb, daughter of 1st Viscount Melbourne
Notes:
Stepson of Ld Palmerston. Cousin,Henry Fred Cowper, MP Herts. 1865-85.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1405
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8007204
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. COWPER-TEMPLE, Hon. William (1811-1888)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Mount Temple

    New hereditary

    1880

Constituencies

  1. Hampshire Southern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Hertford

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Admiralty 1846-1852

  2. Under-Secretary of State 1855

    Home Office; February-August 1855

  3. President of the Board of Health 1855-1857

  4. Vice-President of the Board of Trade 1859-1860

  5. Commissioner of Works and Buildings 1860-1866

  6. Lord of the Admiralty 1852-1855

  7. President of the Board of Health 1857-1858

  8. Vice-President of the Board of Education 1857-1858

  9. Paymaster-General 1859-1860

Marriages

  1. Gurney, unknown

  2. Tollemache, Elizabeth

    Year: 1848

Relationships

  1. Cousin of Henry Cowper

  2. Related by marriage to Palmerston

  3. Indirect relative of George Lamb

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Reform Club

  3. Boodle's Club

  4. Travellers' Club