William Fitzgerald

Sir William Robert Seymour Vesey Fitzgerald

Rush ID: 1607

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1817
Died:
28 June 1885
Birth place:
Ireland
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Non-Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1607
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q8019718
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FITZGERALD, Sir William (1817-1885)

Constituencies

  1. Horsham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1875*
    Date of exit: c. 1875*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Chief Commissioner of Charities. Exit before December 1875.
  2. Horsham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 28 June 1848
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Horsham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: Thu 29th Jul 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1858-1859

    Foreign Office

Higher education

  1. Oriel College

    Graduated

  2. Lincoln's Inn

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1840

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member