Edward Gordon

Mr Edward Strathearn Gordon

Rush ID: 1701

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1814
Died:
21 August 1879
Birth place:
Inverness, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Major John Gordon and Katherine Smith
Notes:
Sheriff of Perthshire 1858-1866
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
1701
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1282069
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GORDON, Edward (1814-1879)

Peerages

  1. Lord Gordon of Drumearn

    Life (Law Lord)

    1876

Constituencies

  1. Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election: 22 November 1869
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1876*
    Date of exit: c. 1876*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit October 1876; appointed Lord of Appeal
  2. Thetford

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1867*
    Date of election: 2 December 1867
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Aberdeen and Glasgow Universities

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: Tue 17th Nov 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General for Scotland 1866-1867

  2. Lord Advocate 1867-1868;1874-1880

Higher education

  1. University of Edinburgh

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. McInnes, Agnes

    Year: 1845

Relationships

  1. Father of John Gordon

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club