John Gorst

Sir John Eldon Gorst

Rush ID: 1781

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1835
Died:
4 April 1916
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Colonial administrator
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Law Officer
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1781
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q5765264
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. GORST, Sir John (1835-1916)

Constituencies

  1. Cambridge University

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None
  2. Chatham

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1875*
    Date of election: 16 February 1875
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Cambridge

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1866*
    Date of election: 24 April 1866
    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: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Preston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Cambridge

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Fri 12th Jan 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Hastings

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: Tue 11th Jul 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Solicitor-General 1885-1886

  2. Under-Secretary 1886-1891

    India

  3. Financial Secretary to the Treasury 1891-1892

Higher education

  1. St John's College

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. Moore, unknown

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member