William Forster

Mr William Edward Forster

Rush ID: 1629

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1818
Died:
5 April 1886
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Election occupation:
Company director (textiles)
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1629
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q654942
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FORSTER, William (1818-1886)

Constituencies

  1. Bradford Central

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1886*
    Date of exit: 5 April 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Death
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Bradford

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1861*
    Date of election: 11 February 1861
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Leeds

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 1859-04-28 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal

Ministerial offices

  1. Under-Secretary 1856-1866

    Colonial Office

  2. Vice-President of Council 1868-1874

    Education.

  3. Chief Secretary to the Treasury 1880-1882

Schools

  1. Private tuition

Marriages

  1. Arnold, unknown

    Year: 1850

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Devonshire Club

  2. Reform Club