James Lowther

Mr James William Lowther

Rush ID: 1795

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1855
Died:
27 March 1949
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
gf, Henry Cecil L, MP 1812-67.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Speaker/Deputy
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1795
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q1680725
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LOWTHER, James (1855-1949)

Constituencies

  1. Penrith and Cockermouth

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1921*
    Date of exit: 27 April 1921
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Penrith

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  3. Rutlandshire

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1883*
    Date of election: 1 September 1883
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: def cont Mid Cumberland

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Cumberland Eastern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Tue 24th Nov 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1891-1892

  2. Under-Secretary 1891-

    Foreign Office

  3. Deputy Speaker 1895-1905

  4. Speaker 1905-

Higher education

  1. King's College

    Graduated

  2. Trinity College

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Eton College

Relationships

  1. Grandson of Henry Lowther

  2. Son of William Lowther

  3. Brother of Henry Lowther

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Local governments

  1. East Suffolk CC

    member

    1914-

Clubs

  1. Athenaeum

  2. Carlton Club