Balthazar Foster

Sir Balthazar Walter Foster

Rush ID: 1803

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1840
Died:
31 January 1913
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Medical practitioner
Election occupation:
Medical practitioner
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
True
HighestOffice:
Parliamentary Secretary
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1803
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7964864
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. FOSTER, Sir Balthazar (1840-1913)

Peerages

  1. 1st Baron Ilkeston

    New hereditary

    1910

Constituencies

  1. Ilkeston

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1887*
    Date of election: 24 March 1887
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910*
    Date of exit: 21 February 1910
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Chesterfield

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: None known
    Notes: None

Ministerial offices

  1. Parliamentary Secretary 1892-1895

Higher education

  1. Trinity College Dublin

    Graduated

Schools

  1. Drogheda Grammar School

Marriages

  1. Sargant, unknown

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Political organisations

  1. BMA member

  2. Allotments and Smallholdings Association member

  3. National Liberal Federation leader

    Chairman 1886-1890

  4. Land Law Reform Association leader

    President 1899-1908

Clubs

  1. National Liberal Club

  2. Reform Club